Women are often portrayed as peacemakers, but research suggests they can play an active role in extremism.
Parliament approves constitutional changes that could let the president stay in power until 2030.
Liberia President George Weah's former club Invincible Eleven is relegated to the country's third tier after failing to a pay a fine of US$909 for not playing a match.
Tanzania's Nigerian coach Emmanuel Amuneke is predicting an early exit for some of the favourites at June's Africa Cup of Nations finals.
The government wants to raise money to build homes but many question if the funds will be misspent.
A photographer breaks stereotypes in Senegal to show that men can be seen in public caring for their children.
The World Health Organization says the latest figures paint "an alarming picture".
After ten days, protesters are still in the capital demanding the military government hand over power to civilians.
Benin striker Steve Mounie is targeting an historic first win for the Squirrels at the Africa Cup Nations finals.
Kenya captain Victor Wanyama says the Harambee Stars have 'no targets' for June's Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Thousands maintain a sit-in outside army headquarters calling for an immediate move to civilian rule.
Tunisia's CS Sfaxien, Morocco's Renaissance Berkane and Zamalek of Egypt all qualify for the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup.
Aamin Ambulance service has become well known for being the first on the scene after a militant attack.
The annual Rallye Aicha des Gazelles sees all-female teams competing in a race where the fastest doesn't always win.
The transitional military council says it will approve a prime minister of the opposition's choosing.
Mohamed Salah is rated man of the match by BBC Sport readers for his performance in Liverpool's 2-0 win at Chelsea.
Kalidou Koulibaly scores his first two goals of the season as Napoli beat Chievo to make Juventus wait for the Serie A title.
Caf stops six players from taking part in the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania after they fail MRI tests which determine their age and eligibility.
Guinean side Horoya confirm their Senegalese goalkeeper Khadim Ndiaye suffered a double leg break while playing in the African Champions League on Saturday.
Senegal's Moussa Wague describes his La Liga debut with Barcelona as 'a dream come true' after playing in their goalless draw at Huesca on Saturday.