Barring the opposition from polls and shooting at protesters has "ruined" Benin's proud democratic image, analysts say.
Ajax and Cameroon's Andre Onana believes black goalkeepers have to work harder to prove themselves in European football.
Renaissance Berkane of Morocco and Egypt's Zamalek reach the African Confederation Cup final after aggregate wins over CS Sfaxien and Etoile du Sahel.
Ajax keeper André Onana on what it takes to make it to the top as a black goalkeeper.
London Marathon winner Eliud Kipchoge will attempt to break the two-hour barrier in the Ineos 1:59 Challenge later this year.
Yassin Mohammed painted and drew pictures of his time inside Egyptian jails as a way of coping with prison life.
There are high levels of crime in South Africa - are they getting even worse?
A local guide was shot dead while two French tourists remain missing, reports say.
A Nigerian cardinal says political leaders' actions are causing young people to migrate to Europe.
The feline fashionista dodged models on the runway of a Christian Dior event in Marrakesh.
The BBC's Feras Kilani reports on the self-styled Libyan National Army's push to seize Libya's capital.
A 22-year old Nigerian regent hopes her traditional role is preparing her for Nigeria's presidency.
What has the policy of black empowerment achieved in South Africa?
Murals have been mushrooming on the walls of Khartoum, as thousands keep up a vigil to see a return to civilian rule.
Where are militants loyal to al-Qaeda still active around the world?
Premier League top scorer Mohamed Salah is taken off on a stretcher during Liverpool's Premier League game at Newcastle.
The brother of the former Algerian President and two former generals have been arrested, reports say.
Guinea coach Paul Put says he is seeking a 'second medical opinion' to decide whether Liverpool's Naby Keita can play at the Africa Cup of Nations in June.
Holders Esperance of Tunisia will play Morocco's Wydad Casablanca in the final of this year's African Champions League.
Blackburn right-back Ryan Nyambe says he hopes to 'make an impact' at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, having committed his international future to Namibia.