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.
Cameroon coach Alain Djeumfa names his women's World Cup squad with experienced attacker Gaelle Enganamouit called up despite doubts over her fitness.
Blogger Sinikiwe Kademaunga was born with a condition that stopped the growth of her limbs.
Former Tottenham and West Ham striker Fredi Kanoute explains why he wants to see Seville's first purpose-built mosque in 700 years.
BBC Africa staff read extracts from Binyavanga Wainaina's satirical essay in tribute to the late writer.
Frenchman Patrice Neveu is appointed as coach of Gabon to replace Daniel Cousin.
Critics say the social media giant has allowed its platform to be weaponised during elections on the continent.
A selection of photos from across Africa this week.
Kampala's mayor says a new law will curb the commercial and sexual exploitation of children.
The wreck of the Clotilda, which smuggled slaves to the US, is found after a year-long search.
Asamoah Gyan is included in Ghana's provisional squad for the Africa Cup of Nations after reversing his decision to retire from the national team.
Young Nigerian players are being conned, lured by false promises about their future football careers.
The government cites a growing conflict between humans and the animals, which at times destroy crops.
Youssuf Mulumbu is among six loan players to leave Kilmarnock after the club secured third place in the Scottish Premiership.
Former France youth international Giannelli Imbula receives a first Leopards call up ahead of the tournament in Egypt.
In a non-binding vote, the General Assembly demands the UK give the islands back to Mauritius.