Photographer Sanlé Sory spent 25 years documenting night life in the West African country of Burkina Faso.
Protesters continue to call for the interim president to resign, despite the announcement.
Nicholas Muchami decided to clear the road himself after local leaders in Kenya refused to build one.
Villagers brought the case for compensation over alleged pollution by the mining giant.
An runner who brought the world's attention to a wave of protests in Ethiopia says his struggle paid off.
Former Barcelona and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure reveals what it's like to play with "perfect team-mate" Lionel Messi.
Did a hotel facing demolition in Tunis inspire the design of the Star Wars Sandcrawler?
Capturing the defiant and growing crowds outside the army headquarters in Sudan's capital.
These Kenyan schoolchildren are creating sculptures from used paper to set an environmental example.
Footage of a white-clad woman leading protest chants has been shared hundreds of thousands of times online.
Sudanese protesters tell the BBC some members of the army are protecting them from government militias.
The Ghana Prison Services sets up a committee to investigate the assault of a female referee during a match on Sunday.
The human rights commissioner says all parties must make every effort to protect civilians.
Abdelkader Bensalah's appointment does not satisfy protesters who want to overhaul the political system.
South Africa women's coach Desiree Ellis encouraged by her teams effort despite an eight match winless streak.
Nigerian billionaire oil tycoon Femi Otedola steps in to cover the medical costs for ailing former captain and coach Christian Chukwu.
A paediatric doctor says more and more children are suffering from Dakar's worsening air quality.
Passengers were evacuated after the air strike on at Mitiga International Airport.
Elements of the army act to protect protesters as security forces fire tear gas, witnesses say.
Libya has been beset by chaos since its long-serving ruler Col Muammar Gaddafi was ousted in 2011.