Nigerian powerlifter Latifat Tijani becomes the first African to win gold at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics.
The UK government should exempt African international footballers to allow them to travel to World Cup qualifiers, Caf says.
The three-metre whale was found in Egypt and has been named after Anubis, the ancient god of death.
Seasonal vaccines and drugs could save millions of young lives in Africa, researchers say.
Deputy President William Ruto is portraying himself as the champion of the poor ahead of elections.
It is believed to be the first time this behaviour of giant tortoises has been documented.
South Africa's wheelchair tennis star Kgothatso Montjane is aiming for a medal at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Cameroon coach Antonio Conceicao says Liverpool defender Joel Matip turned down his invitation to return to the Indomitable Lions.
A vote by the world's postal union moves Mauritius closer to wresting UK control of the archipelago.
The country is on the brink of experiencing the world's first "climate change famine", the UN says.
Hakainde Hichilema says in his inauguration address he will deal with the high cost of living.
The former president was sentenced to life in a landmark trial for crimes against humanity.
Cesar Kimbirima fled Angola after being shot four times and spending five months in a coma.
Long-suffering politicians hope to copy Hakainde Hichilema, who was elected at his sixth time attempt.
Mozambique's biggest corruption scandal led donors to cut funding and an economic crisis.
The country's first female president recently told the BBC about facing gender discrimination.