Al-Shabab remains largely undiminished thanks to its sophisticated intelligence network.
A night shift in the hospital on the frontline of the fight against malaria.
The man who ran a jail where suspected separatists were reportedly tortured is captured in Somalia.
Ghana's Bernard Tekpetey returns to German club Schalke from rivals SC Paderborn, just 11 months after joining the newly-promoted side.
Former Morocco international Marouane Chamakh confirms his retirement from football at the age of 35 after not playing for almost two-and-a-half years.
Yasir Arman returns weeks after President al-Bashir was ousted and could take part in peace talks.
Islanders say lanterns cause house fires on Sagbokodji, which has never had an electricity supply.
Will Africa's governments and consumers have to choose between using US and Chinese technology?
Liverpool midfielder Naby Keita is included in Guinea's 25-man provisional squad for next month's Africa Cup of Nations, despite being a big injury doubt.
South Africa's President Cyril Ramaphosa was inaugurated at an event which included a flypast and military parade.
The president promises to tackle corruption and bring about "hope and renewal".
Veteran defender Onome Ebi will to become the first African to play in five Fifa global tournaments after being named in Nigeria's Women's World Cup squad.
10-man Wydad Casablanca and holders Esperance of Tunisia draw 1-1 in the first leg of the 2019 African Champions League final in Rabat on Friday night.
Caleb Ofori-Boateng rediscovered the Togo slippery frog and created the first conservation area for it.
A Kenyan campaigner says he won't be deterred by a court ruling that upheld a ban on gay sex.
Nigeria striker Obafemi Martins is looking for a new club after bouncing back from a long lay-off with a torn hamstring injury.
Former South Sudan FA president Chabur Goc Alei is banned from football for 10 years for misappropriation of funds and bribery, Fifa confirms.
The judges reject claims that a colonial-era law violated the constitution.
Ghana's Football Association (GFA) confirms that Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah has named Andre Ayew as the permanent captain of the team.
A tongue-in-cheek comment from Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino backfires and prompts Real Madrid to release an official statement.