A Nigerian father who used to chase health workers away from his home has a change of heart.
The BBC's Orla Guerin meets a family waiting to cross to Europe from Libya with orphaned children whose mother died on the way.
Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah will miss Egypt's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Kenya and Comoros with an ankle injury.
Egyptian sides Pyramids and Al Masry will face each other in the group stage of the Confederation Cup.
Goalkeeper Mohamed Al-Forgany is recalled to the Libya squad after an eight-year absence.
Queues form outside banks as people hope to get hold of the first Zimbabwe dollar notes since 2009.
Former Tanzania Football Federation president Jamal Malinzi is banned for 10 years by Fifa for misappropriation of funds and falsifying documents.
#StopPoliceBrutality trends on Twitter in Kenya after a student was filmed being beaten by officers
Senegal's Lamine Ndiaye is appointed as coach of Guinea's Horoya on a three-year deal.
Sir Richard Branson apologises after his tweet is criticised for showing "so many white people".
Former Stoke City winger Ramadan Sobhi helps hosts Egypt to a 3-2 win over Ghana at the Under-23 Africa Cup of Nations.
Nigeria-based 54gene wants to help scientists to better diagnose and treat illnesses affecting black Africans.
Resistance fighters and anti-colonial writers - a Paris tour celebrates an alternative French history.
Morocco striker Abderrazak Hamdallah retires from internationals after latest omission by coach Vahid Halilhodzic
The west African nation accuses Myanmar of genocide against its Rohingya Muslim minority at top UN court.
Botswana coach Adel Amrouche excludes four players from his latest squad after they were caught drinking at a training camp.
England-based Macauley Bonne withdraws from the Zimbabwe squad days after getting his passport allowing him to play in Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.
Kenya has released census population figures - but not everyone is happy to stand up and be counted.
Crystal Chigbu was inspired to help children in need after her daughter's leg was amputated.
Nigeria emerge as 'favourites' to host the first Fifa Under-20 Women's World Cup in Africa, according to the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF).