Mosilo Mothepu has paid a heavy price for speaking out about corruption in her firm.
Heavy rains have caused water levels to rise, forcing about 100,000 people to flee, a charity says.
A group of street dancers in Nairobi, Kenya, struggle against the odds to become celebrities.
Milton Shumba's stunning knock of 66 from 29 balls propelled Zimbabwe to a thrilling victory against Scotland in their Twenty20 series decider in Edinburgh.
South Africa's President Ramaphosa pays tribute to Jolidee Matongo, who died at the age of 46.
Germaine Acogny has recently been awarded the prestigious Golden Lion award at the Venice Biennale Dance festival. But what impact has she had on African contemporary dance?
Food shortages are worsening in Ethiopia but some images online are not what they claim to be.
Seaweed production has been affected by warming seas – this is how farmers are adapting.
Australia secure their second successive win over world champions South Africa in the Rugby Championship.
Bouteflika led Algeria for 20 years, but his bid for a fifth term led to huge protests in 2019.
A new school curriculum means challenging tasks end up being performed by parents not their children.
The former president, whose decades-long rule sparked massive protests, has died aged 84.
Africa's women's basketballers start the continental championships on Saturday under the shadow of a major sexual abuse scandal.
There are few places in the world where the consequences of a changing climate are as plain to see as in northern Kenya.
A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.
A Kenyan blogger who wrote about working conditions in Qatar was thrown into solitary confinement, given a huge fine and deported.
The president cuts the prime minister's powers, raising fears of renewed armed conflict in Mogadishu.
The city aims to draw attention to victims of sexual violence after Eunice Osayande's death in 2018.
Former sports minister Hassan Wario is sentenced for his role in misusing public funds meant for Kenya's 2016 Olympics.
President Emmanuel Macron calls the killing of Adnan Abu Walid al-Sahrawi a "major success".