Why do Ghana's motorways turn into obstacle courses?
Zambia is Africa's top copper producer. While mining companies produce the bulk of the copper that is exported, there is a growing number of individuals putting their lives at risk for the potential financial rewards on offer.
Elephants, lizards and motorbikes from readers' travels to Kenya
In Nairobi the matatu is what the tube is to London and the subway to New York - but its safety record puts many tourists off.
Provides an overview of Somalia, including key events and facts about this civil war-wracked country on the Horn of Africa.
Provides an overview, basic information and key events for this African country
Images of the spooky art made in Benin from baby toys
On Robert Mugabe and Bob Marley
Provides an overview of Kenya, including key events and facts of this East African country.
Concise information about Mali and its people, including figures for area, population, main languages, religions, exports, and more.
Viewpoint: Africa's female leaders make little difference
A day in the life of one of South Sudan's few nurses
Sierra Leone's worst cholera outbreak for 40 years
'Why I never tackled the witch camps'
Provides an overview of Libya, including key events and facts about this major oil producer which was ruled by Colonel Gaddafi for 42 years.
Photos of the African and UK stars jamming on a train
Provides an overview, key facts and history of this south-west African country which has been a major oil producer
Provides overview, key facts and events, timelines and leader profiles along with current news about Algeria