Samuel Eto'o's son Etienne Etoo Pineda is named in Cameroon's provisional squad for the Under-17 World Cup.
Campaigners want firms to contribute to efforts to tackle the high levels of violence against women.
The Nigeria Football Federation's executive will decide whether Salisu Yusuf will return to his national coaching roles after serving a one-year ban.
The former president's family had earlier disagreed with the government over his final resting place.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
More than 300,000 children are expected to receive the vaccine over the next three years.
A crowd gathers outside the presidential palace and calls for justice for dozens of slain protesters.
The body of the former Zimbabwean leader is lying in state at the Rufaro football stadium in Harare.
Motherwell sign Ugandan centre-back Bevis Mugabi on a deal until January after he impressed on trial.
The latest crime figures show rises in both murder and sexual offences over the past year
Almost 200 Nigerians leave South Africa and fly to Lagos after outbreaks of xenophobic violence.
BBC Sport looks back at when Manchester City striker, Emmanuel Adebayor, ran the length of the pitch to celebrate in front of Arsenal fans.
Former Cameroon captain Benjamin Moukandjo returns to France to join Ligue 2 side Lens.
The family of Zimbabwe's ousted strongman says they are not being consulted over funeral plans.
South Africans have been outraged by a spate of rapes and murders, prompting demands for a return of the death penalty.
Thousands of Africans are crossing Panama's Darien Gap - one of the world's most dangerous jungles.
Kenyan police investigate amid claims that a teacher humiliated the girl for staining her uniform.
The remains of the ousted strongman are en route to Zimbabwe for a state funeral.
Pope Francis drew huge crowds during his visit to Africa. What can we learn from his trip?
The government denies it is being paid to host the migrants, who are currently being held in Libya.