Water surged into the mines when a nearby dam wall burst and trapped the gold panners underground.
RS Berkane, Nkana, Asante Kotoko and Petro Atletico all win their second matches in the group stage of the Confederation Cup.
Nigerian striker Odion Ighalo 'excited' to reunite with coach Quique Sanchez Flores as he joins Shanghai Shenhua in China
The IAAF denies it will tell a court female athletes with high testosterone levels like Caster Semenya should be classified as male.
We spend a day with Tayeb as he shows us what it's like being 17 in Luxor.
The main political parties have accused their rivals of spreading disinformation.
Why are fewer Nigerians are travelling through Libya to Europe?
Special cloth is commissioned for rallies as traditional attire takes on a political edge.
About half of the Nigerian electorate is under 35, but some say they won't vote on 16 February.
The Confederation of African Football sets new dates for Ismaily's Champions League games after the Egyptian club's reinstatement to the competition.
The bodies of five people are recovered, but dozens remain missing since Saturday, an official says.
It's thought to be the first time the rare animal has been photographed in Africa in a century.
Former Cameroon striker Samuel Eto'o insists he will continue playing for at least one more year after his current deal with Qatar SC expires.
South Africa coach Stuart Baxter persuades the country's Premier Soccer League to postpone games to help national team preparations.
The opposition's presidential candidate said Nigerians are leaving "because there is no hope".
Tanzania's Simba beat Ahly, champions Esperance secure a good win over Sundowns. All the African Champions League news in one place.
Scientists release rare footage of the secretive giant pangolin to highlight the scaly mammal's plight.
Passengers on a commuter bus in Lagos explain their hopes for the future of the country.
Footage shows security agents chasing protesters, beating them and dragging them to secret detention centres.
A number of people are killed after the crowd surges towards a gate at a Port Harcourt stadium.