Philip Mpango has not been seen in public since late October, sparking rumours about his health.
Kenya follows Malawi in sending casual farm workers to fill a labour shortage on Israel's farms.
Citizens have been ordered to stay home after a blast in an industrial zone causes major destruction.
Tigray's state athletics federation tells the BBC that 76 athletes were killed during the bloody conflict in the Ethiopian region.
A clip of two men dancing unleashes a torrent of homophobic hatred in Ethiopia.
The home secretary says Rwanda is committed to the safety of anyone sent there as part of the government's migration deal.
A decade after Nelson Mandela's death, young South Africans are increasingly re-evaluating his legacy.
Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz was charged alongside 10 others for various corruption-related offences.
Six members of President Hage Geingob's family, including his children, have travelled to Dubai.
The military was targeting "terrorists" when villagers were mistakenly hit, the state governor says.
Four women living with HIV who won a landmark case tell the BBC about how they were sterilised.
James Cleverly is hoping to finally secure flights to the country for migrants who travel to the UK illegally.
Border officials say they stopped dozens of buses carrying young children from Zimbabwe.
Holders South Africa qualify for the 2024 Women's Africa Cup of Nations after wrapping up a 3-1 aggregate win over Burkina Faso.
It comes after the Supreme Court ruled proposals unlawful amid concerns about the Rwandan justice system.
The BBC's Fergal Keane returns ahead of elections next year - 30 years since apartheid ended.
The president sends in security forces after 47 die and 80 are wounded in Hanang district.
Social activist Ndileka Mandela says "the global north is using economic and legal power to subjugate poor nations".
Both nations' military juntas say the G5 served foreign interests and has not made the region safer.
BBC understands 32-year-old Maj Kevin McCool was on a motorcycle trip off base when he was attacked.