Benjamin Manirambona says he was doing the exam on behalf of a soldier who is serving in Somalia.
The Egyptian government announces that fans will be allowed back to watch league matches for the first time since 2012 initially in smaller numbers.
The two-year initiative comes after a five-year-old schoolgirl drowned in a pit latrine in March.
Fifa tells Nigeria and Ghana they face bans from global football if issues with the running of the sport in their countries are not resolved.
Confederation of African Football vice-president Amaju Pinnick is impressed with Cameroon's preparations to host next year's Africa Cup of Nations.
Former Cameroon captain Samuel Eto'o signs for Qatar Sports Club.
A large trial in Burkina Faso suggests listening to the radio could improve child health.
Senegal winger Keita Balde completes a season-long loan move from French club Monaco to Italian side Inter Milan.
Large-scale expansion of palm oil in Africa will very likely risk the lives of primates, a study finds.
Domestic workers are a key part of many South African homes, but many face abuse and extremely low wages.
Has a 23-year-old engineering student come up with an invention that could tackle food waste problems?
Nigeria book their place in the quarter-finals of the Under-20 Women's World Cup in France with a dramatic stoppage-time equaliser in a 1-1 draw with China.
The club said it told police about the footage 'and the circumstances surrounding it's capture'.
Officials are accused of paying compensation for land already owned by the government.
Journalists investigating a series of mysterious murders in Malawi narrowly escape death.
Scenes reassembling a coup Nigeria have left many scratching their heads.
Barcelona goalkeeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen saves a last-minute penalty as they beat Sevilla 2-1 to win the Spanish Super Cup.
Ghana end their Under-20 Women's World Cup campaign in France with a victory, beating New Zealand 1-0 in their final Group game.
The animal turned on the Chinese man after he got too close with his camera at Lake Naivasha.
Leicester City striker Islam Slimani joins Turkish side Fenerbahce on a loan deal until the end of the season.