How one South African family discovered a secret that made them question their own identity.
A bus carrying Nigerian Premier League side FC Ifeanyi Ubah is attacked by armed robbers leaving some players 'critically injured' according to the club.
Yassine Chikhaoui scores to give Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel a 1-0 win over 10-man Al Ahly of Egypt on Friday as the African Champions League group phase kicks off.
The country has a notorious air-safety record - but is it the worst?
Othelia Maimane, a mother-of-two from South Africa, describes her two-year battle with breast cancer.
You might not expect a debate over new regulations for the mohair trade to ignite strong passions.
Flash floods and landslides after days of heavy rainfall have displaced hundreds of families in West Pokot, Kenya.
Egypt's under-23 coach Shawky Gharib wants Liverpool striker Mohamed Salah to be one of his over-age players at the Olympics next year.
Fifa president Gianni Infantino plans to raise $1 billion to build stadia across Africa.
Gavin Hunt says he faces splitting his squad to cope with a fixture 'nightmare' as the club try to juggle domestic and continental ambitions.
An oppressive public order law that was used to regulate women's behaviour has also been repealed.
Three women tell us why having a mastectomy never made them feel less of a woman.
Health staff cannot afford to work, the government is now firing them amid what some call a "silent genocide".
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
The pressure on Arsenal manager Unai Emery intensifies as Daichi Kamada's brilliant double earns Eintracht Frankfurt victory at the Emirates Stadium.
They started throwing things during a dispute over the country's wool and mohair industry.
Many people can only afford one meal a day amid an economic collapse, a top UN official says.
Southampton's Morocco midfielder Sofiane Boufal suffers a toe injury after running into a kitchen table at home.
Five-time African champions TP Mazembe of DR Congo announce plans to construct a 50,000 seat stadium next year.
The Nigeria Football Federation puts Super Eagles assistant coach Salisu Yusuf in charge of local team Enugu Rangers