African News

Vanessa Nakate: Climate activist hits out at 'racist' photo crop
Vanessa Nakate was the only one cropped out of a photo with four white climate activists at Davos.
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Comoros' Fouad Bachirou on advice and inspiration from Claude Makelele
Comoros and Malmo midfielder Fouad Bachirou credits his determination to succeed to advice and inspiration from France great Claude Makelele.
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Zeinab Mohammud Warsame: Sole survivor of Mogadishu mayor attack recalls ordeal
Zeinab is the only survivor of the al-Shabab attack on the office of the Mogadishu mayor in July 2019.
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Locusts: UN calls for international help in East Africa
"Unprecedented" swarms of desert locusts, the worst in decades, are devouring crops in East Africa.
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East Africa's battles devastating locust swarms
Desert locust swarms which are devouring crops in East Africa are forcing farmers into desperate measures.
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BBC Africa editor steps down after PTSD diagnosis
The BBC's Africa editor Fergal Keane will work in a new role for the corporation.
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Patrice Motsepe's 'Africa loves Trump' comment divides opinion
South African mining mogul Patrice Motsepe tells the US president that the continent supports him.
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Cameroon's Stephane Mbia on the move in China
Former Cameroon captain Stephane Mbia joins Shanghai Shenhua from Chinese Super League rivals Wuhan Zall.
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Has Felix Tshisekedi tackled DR Congo's six biggest problems?
Ordinary Congolese hoped Felix Tshisekedi would transform their lives when he became president.
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Africa's week in pictures: 17-23 January 2020
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
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Felix Tshisekedi's year as DR Congo president
Felix Tshisekedi looks back at his first year in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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Lions and tigers escape circus for vast new home
Seventeen big cats rescued from Guatemalan circuses have moved to a South African wildlife sanctuary.
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