BBC News - Africa

    Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir's home

    Sudan crisis: Cash hoard found at al-Bashir's home


    Prosecutors launch an inquiry after cash in several currencies is found at Omar al-Bashir's...

    Prosecutors launch an inquiry after cash in several currencies is found at Omar al-Bashir's residence
    Nigeria and Angola reach U17 World Cup

    Nigeria and Angola reach U17 World Cup


    Nigeria and Angola qualify for the 2019 Fifa U-17 World Cup after reaching the semi-finals of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania on...

    Nigeria and Angola qualify for the 2019 Fifa U-17 World Cup after reaching the semi-finals of the U-17 Africa Cup of Nations in Tanzania on Saturday.
    Yaya Toure not contemplating retirement

    Yaya Toure not contemplating retirement


    Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure has no immediate plans to retire from football and has not ruled out playing in the Middle East, United States or...

    Ivory Coast legend Yaya Toure has no immediate plans to retire from football and has not ruled out playing in the Middle East, United States or Asia.
    Jeffrey Schlupp: Ghana star big injury doubt for Africa Cup of Nations

    Jeffrey Schlupp: Ghana star big injury doubt for Africa Cup of Nations


    Ghana's Jeffrey Schlupp is a big doubt for this year's Africa Cup of Nations after the Crystal Palace star confirms an injury has brought his season to an...

    Ghana's Jeffrey Schlupp is a big doubt for this year's Africa Cup of Nations after the Crystal Palace star confirms an injury has brought his season to an end.
    Arinze Stanley: 'Patience is the key to my art'

    Arinze Stanley: 'Patience is the key to my art'


    Nigerian Arinze Stanley Egbengwu creates hyper-realistic pictures that look like...

    Nigerian Arinze Stanley Egbengwu creates hyper-realistic pictures that look like photographs.
    Inside Sudan's post-Bashir protests

    Inside Sudan's post-Bashir protests


    Released Sudan activists describe being arrested and detained as protests continue in...

    Released Sudan activists describe being arrested and detained as protests continue in Khartoum.
    Naomi Campbell on racism and African fashion

    Naomi Campbell on racism and African fashion


    The British supermodel says she was told a photo campaign would not be used because of the "colour of [her]...

    The British supermodel says she was told a photo campaign would not be used because of the "colour of [her] skin".
    Arsenal's Alex Iwobi hoping to emulate uncle Jay-Jay Okocha's success

    Arsenal's Alex Iwobi hoping to emulate uncle Jay-Jay Okocha's success


    Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi wants to emulate his uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha, by winning the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt at the first...

    Arsenal forward Alex Iwobi wants to emulate his uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha, by winning the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt at the first attempt.
    Mali violence: PM and entire government resigns

    Mali violence: PM and entire government resigns


    The government has been under pressure after a massacre of herders in the centre of the...

    The government has been under pressure after a massacre of herders in the centre of the country.
    'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer

    'Giant lion' fossil found in Kenya museum drawer


    The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years...

    The bones of the huge creature belong to a new species which roamed east Africa 20 million years ago.
    World's Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top

    World's Best Teacher Peter Tabichi on how he reached the top


    Peter Tabichi from Kenya, who was named World's Best Teacher, shares what makes him stand out and what he hopes for teachers in...

    Peter Tabichi from Kenya, who was named World's Best Teacher, shares what makes him stand out and what he hopes for teachers in Africa.
    'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'

    'The doctor wrote a question mark for my child's sex'


    A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex...

    A child known as Baby A became the subject of a high court case that has prompted Kenya to start changing its approach to intersex children.
    Will AI kill developing world growth?

    Will AI kill developing world growth?


    Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian...

    Automation could wipe out many jobs in developing countries, says globalisation expert Ian Goldin.
    'Sudan protesters won't move until they get real change'

    'Sudan protesters won't move until they get real change'


    The BBC's Alastair Leithead joins protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum. Demonstrations are continuing even though President Omar al-Bashir was forced to...

    The BBC's Alastair Leithead joins protesters in Sudan's capital, Khartoum. Demonstrations are continuing even though President Omar al-Bashir was forced to resign.
    Being intersex: 'I wanted to be my true self'

    Being intersex: 'I wanted to be my true self'


    Mphatso was born with the characteristics of both sexes but has now legally changed his...

    Mphatso was born with the characteristics of both sexes but has now legally changed his gender.
    Shamima Begum: Why women support terror

    Shamima Begum: Why women support terror


    Women are often portrayed as peacemakers, but research suggests they can play an active role in...

    Women are often portrayed as peacemakers, but research suggests they can play an active role in extremism.
    In pictures: The lifeguards of Lagos

    In pictures: The lifeguards of Lagos


    The men who watch over the Atlantic Ocean, saving the lives of the swimmers of Nigeria's main...

    The men who watch over the Atlantic Ocean, saving the lives of the swimmers of Nigeria's main city.
    Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria's farmer king

    Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: Nigeria's farmer king


    Journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes about an influential ruler's bid to promote...

    Journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani writes about an influential ruler's bid to promote farming.
    Brian Hungwe: Should MPs be sent back to school?

    Brian Hungwe: Should MPs be sent back to school?


    The speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament wants MPs to get an education to ensure a better level of...

    The speaker of Zimbabwe's parliament wants MPs to get an education to ensure a better level of debate.
    The bakeries of Bamako in Mali

    The bakeries of Bamako in Mali


    Photographer Annie Risemberg documents the French bread bakeries that are ubiquitous in Bamako,...

    Photographer Annie Risemberg documents the French bread bakeries that are ubiquitous in Bamako, Mali.
    The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro

    The blind climbers of Kilimanjaro


    The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount...

    The day seven blind trekkers reached the top of Mount Kilimanjaro.