Meet Olivia and Kelsey, two Uganda-based social workers behind the #nowhitesaviors social media campaign.
Former Ghana and Chelsea midfielder Michael Essien signs for Azerbaijan top-tier side Sabail FK in a deal until May 2020.
Former skipper Omar Colley is back to face Algeria in a must-win game for The Gambia as they bid to reach a first Nations Cup.
Black boxes can provide vital information in air accident investigations.
Fifa approves a revised 24-team Club World Cup starting in 2021 despite top European clubs saying they would boycott the tournament.
Former Ivory Coast football star Bonaventure Kalou is the latest West African sportsman to make the transfer from sport to politics.
Thousands calls for the president to leave now even though he has withdrawn his re-election bid.
Crystal Palace forward Wilfried Zaha could play his first game in Nations Cup qualifying after being included in a 24-man squad to face Rwanda.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
A building containing a school collapsed in the Nigerian city of Lagos, killing at least 11 people. Why?
10-year-old Demilade Adepegba says he can juggle school work and his passion for playing music.
"The worst case scenario is very likely," meteorologists warn, with a huge storm surge expected.
The race is on for investigators to find answers about what happened to the Boeing 737 Max-8 plane.
Indomitable Lions coach Clarence Seedorf has recalled Young Boys forward Jean-Pierre Nsame for Cameroon's crucial Afcon qualifier against the Comoros.
MPs in Kenya are demanding an investigation into how 10km of wire fencing ended up costing $35m.
The Liberia FA wants the venue for its crucial Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in DR Congo moved because of concerns over the Ebola epidemic.
Africa "will definitely support" expanding the 2022 World Cup to 48 teams, says Confederation of African Football vice-president Amaju Pinnick.
Investigators in France are to analyse the crashed Ethiopian Airlines aircraft's flight and voice boxes.
The man in charge of African football, president Ahmad, will not attend this week's Fifa Council meetings in Miami after being refused a visa.
Samora Mangesi says he was the victim of a racist attack after stopping to help people with their car.