African Women's Player of the Year Thembi Kgatlana and South African compatriot Linda Motlhalo are released by US club Houston Dash.
Algeria's Yacine Benzia is omitted omission from the Fenerbache squad for the second half of the Turkish league season.
About 20 people are still trapped in the abandoned mine where some had gone to steal copper, police say.
Senegal will not ease off despite sealing a place at the Under-20 World Cup with a second win at the Africa Cup of Nations in Niger
Brighton boss Chris Hughton says it is up to the FA to take action over an alleged derogatory chant aimed at Gaetan Bong by West Brom fans.
Muhammadu Buhari, the "new broom" president, hoping to win a second term in office.
Atiku Abubakar, the man hoping to unseat Nigeria's president, is a veteran politician and business tycoon.
There has been major backlash against the plan to attract visitors using images of plus-size women.
Nimco Ali wants to educate people about the risks and the violent reality of FGM, which she survived.
The men died in an apparent accident after a traditional honeymoon ceremony in Ethiopia.
West Ham are investigating after a fan is heard racially abused Liverpool's Mohamed Salah on a video taken by a fellow supporter.
Guinea defender Ibrahima Sory Conte is an injury doubt for the Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt as he is ruled out for the rest of the French season.
Guinea's Florentin Pogba says he's ready for a new adventure at Major Soccer League club Atlanta United after Elche deal falls through.
The centre was established by a British couple 10 years ago when they retired to Morocco.
Sylvia Yeko says now feels respected, even though female genital mutilation is banned in Uganda.
Riding BMX bikes keeps young kids from the ghetto out of trouble, says Nigerian rider Starboy.
The ICC says it has now released Laurent Gbagbo after his acquittal for crimes against humanity.
Fifa has requested a full investigation into match-fixing allegations against former Kenya international George Owino Audi, who denies wrongdoing.
MPs propose a constitutional amendment that could allow President Sisi to stay in power until 2034.
Walter Magaya falsely claimed that a herb-based drug had the magical power to cure HIV and Aids.