The men may face a jail sentence or fines of up to $40,000 under the country's strict laws.
The ravenous pests have devoured crops and pasture threatening a food crisis in East Africa.
South Africa could host either the Champions League final or the Confederation Cup finals if they find a willing city.
Undercover filming showed the Ghanaian academics breaching university policies on sexual harassment.
Three Nigerian students hope their technology can stop thousands of deaths from charcoal cooking.
A row over comments by South Africa's last white president, FW de Klerk, reopens old wounds.
The EU aims to enforce a UN arms embargo but remains concerned about migrant boats from Libya.
Ten others were injured as people queued for food and money in the southern town of Diffa, reports say.
Nigeria Football Federation president Amaju Pinnick defends the choice of Joseph Yobo as assistant coach of the Super Eagles, amid a huge public outcry over his appointment.
The ex-presidents of Zimbabwe and Kenya shared a history and some leadership traits, writes Brian Hungwe.
The singer was arrested near the border with Burundi and accused of attempting to flee the country.
Everton confirm they are to end their shirt partnership agreement with Kenyan betting firm SportPesa at the end of the season.
Nikita Pearl Waligwa had been diagnosed with a brain tumour and died in Uganda at the age of 15.
No-one has claimed responsibility for the incident, but an opposition party blamed the army.
China-based student Kem Senoua is the first African to contract the virus - he spoke to the BBC.
Porto forward Moussa Marega leaves the pitch during his side's win at Vitoria Guimaraes in reaction to alleged racist abuse from some home supporters.
England pull off a stunning chase of 223 to beat South Africa in the third Twenty20 in Centurion and take a pulsating series 2-1.
Riek Machar is not satisfied by President Salva Kiir's offer to reduce the number of states.
Uganda's Joshua Cheptegei breaks the 5km road world record by 27 seconds in Monaco.
The child actress in the 2016 Disney film about a Ugandan chess prodigy had a brain tumour.