Millions of African and Asian women work as maids in the Gulf. They have few rights and abuse is rife.
Alex Lewis will attempt to summit Ras Dashen mountain in Ethiopia in January using a special buggy and rock climbing.
Africa's oldest leader is re-elected in polls marred by low turnout and separatist violence.
Chelsea's Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo says things are looking up after a work permit hitch delayed his start to life in La Liga on loan to Leganes.
A video of the separarist leader praying at the Western Wall in Jerusalem has been shared online
Defending champions Nigeria will face South Africa with hosts Ghana set to play Cameroon, as the draw for the 2018 Women's Nations Cup is made in Accra.
The rural eatery where you can buy a traditional favourite with the most modern of currencies.
Author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie talks about her family, Africa, misogyny and the adaptation of Americanah.
Ex-Guinea striker Ismael Bangoura is given a six-month suspended jail sentence and fined more than 130,000 euros after being convicted of fraud by a court in France.
Faouzi Benzarti, sacked as Tunisia's coach having just secured the team's place at next year's Africa Cup of Nations, describes the decision as 'insulting.'
A row at a market devolved into deadly violence between Hausa Muslims and Adara Christians.
The murder of a Nigerian aid worker raises questions about the targeting of humanitarian agencies.
The artist who carpets streets in Accra with huge tapestries of yellow plastic squares.
Tunisia sack their head coach Faouzi Benzarti, just four days after he helped the Carthage Eagles qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup Of Nations.
Odion Ighalo says death threats aimed at his family after the World Cup were not enough to make him quit playing for Nigeria.
Mohammed Dewji, said to be Africa's youngest billionaire, said he thanked Allah and the police.
Lola is the first born British-Nigerian in her family. In this candid conversation she asks her mum why she was never taught their mother tongue.
The activist leading the way in preserving her local beach and its visiting sea turtles.
Fifa will consider lifting Sierra Leone's suspension from international football after the corruption case against the country's FA President Isha Johansen concludes.
One month after one of Tanzania's worst ferry disasters, a survivor reflects on how he was saved.