African News

Snakes force Liberian President George Weah out of office
President George Weah is working from home after two black snakes were found in his office building.
Read more...
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 attempt.
Read more...
Mali violence: PM and entire government resigns
The government has been under pressure after a massacre of herders in the centre of the country.
Read more...
Alastair Leithead: Sudan stand-off after president ousted
Sudanese protest groups require unity to secure civilian rule, the BBC's Alastair Leithead says.
Read more...
Nigeria's top judge Walter Onnoghen to forfeit bank accounts
Walter Onnoghen is convicted of not declaring his assets and is banned from public office for 10 years.
Read more...
'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 ago.
Read more...
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 Africa.
Read more...
'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 resign.
Read more...
Being intersex: 'I wanted to be my true self'
Mphatso was born with the characteristics of both sexes but has now legally changed his gender.
Read more...
Dickens Olewe: How Facebook is being used to kill 'gangsters'
Online groups are targeting and killing young men in Kenya they believe to be gang members.
Read more...
Naima Mohamud on the man behind Somalia's free ambulances
Aamin Ambulance service has become well known for being the first on the scene after a militant attack.
Read more...
Burkinabé music, dance and youth culture captured by photographer Sanlé Sory
Photographer Sanlé Sory spent 25 years documenting night life in the West African country of Burkina Faso.
Read more...