South Africa's Labour Court dismisses an application by former Bafana Bafana coach Ephraim 'Shakes' Mashaba to block the country from appointing a new coach.
The UN has declared a famine in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced anywhere in the world in six years. So why has famine returned?
A state of famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first globally since 2011. Alastair Leithead reports.
The bodies of at least 87 migrants wash up in Libya after they drowned trying to reach Italy by sea.
Life is returning to normal in Maiduguri, Nigeria's north-eastern city worst hit by the Boko Haram insurgency.
A 24-year-old second lieutenant tells the BBC how she became Zambia's first female fighter pilot.
The South African troops onboard SS Mendi were going to France to help the allies in World War One.
Nigeria's Football Federation declares support for the man challenging veteran Caf president Issa Hayatou.
The ban is said to be for "national security reasons" and not driven by religious ideology.
South Africa's Orlando Pirates have named Sweden's Kjell Jonevret as their new coach.