BBC News - Africa
Updated: 1 hour 29 min ago

Uganda food aid halted over poisoning fears

2 hours 28 min ago
One person has died and nearly 200 others are in hospital after being given a "super cereal" mix.

2019 Africa Cup of Nations: Seedorf addresses Cameroon's goal-scoring issues

2 hours 43 min ago
Cameroon head coach Clarence Seedorf says he is addressing the team's goal-scoring worries ahead of their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Comoros.

Senegal's Camara first player to score in 15 Ligue 1 seasons

3 hours 55 min ago
Senegal's Montpellier forward Souleymane Camara becomes the first player to score in 15 different seasons in France's Ligue 1 in the 21st century.

Cyclone Idai brings devastation to Mozambique port city of Beira

4 hours 32 min ago
There's been a "massive and horrifying" impact on Mozambique's port city of Beira, the Red Cross says.

Nabil Bentaleb: Algeria international disciplined by Schalke

4 hours 52 min ago
Algeria international Nabil Bentaleb is dropped to Schalke's Under-23s team on disciplinary grounds, according to the German Bundesliga club.

South Africa's President Ramaphosa gets stuck on train

4 hours 55 min ago
South Africa's Cyril Ramaphosa joined commuters on a train but ended up staying longer than planned.

Cyclone Idai: 'Massive and horrifying damage' in Mozambique

8 hours 29 min ago
More than 100 people have died as the tropical storm swept across Mozambique and Zimbabwe.

Prince Gyasi: Instagram photographer on capturing Accra life

16 hours 6 min ago
Ghanaian Prince Gyasi takes stunning photos of Accra using only his phone.

Senegal teen skating champion on passion for the sport

16 hours 35 min ago
Sixteen-year-old Khalil Ndiaye is Senegal's top ranked junior in-line skater and 7th in the world.

Algeria's President Bouteflika is going - but that's not enough for protesters

17 hours 28 min ago
After 20 years in power, Abdelaziz Bouteflika says he will stand down - but protesters are not satisfied.

Sadio Mane is Liverpool's 'driving force' in title race - Leon Osman

18 hours 9 min ago
Match of the Day 2 pundit and former Everton midfielder Leon Osman says Liverpool striker Sadio Mane is a key "driving force" in Liverpool's title challenge.

African Confederation Cup: Holders Raja Casablanca go out

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 20:56
Holders Raja Casablanca go out of the African Confederation Cup despite winning their last group match, as Zamalek, Etoile du Sahel and Gor Mahia all progress.

Ethiopian Airlines: 'Clear similarities' with Indonesia crash

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 19:18
Ethiopia sees 'similarities' between last week's plane crash and last year's disaster off Indonesia.

Nigeria's Moses Simon enjoying regular football with Levante

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 18:53
Nigeria winger Moses Simon says he is pleased to be playing regularly for La Liga side Levante after struggling for game time in the first half of the season.

Oshoala scores for Barca in record breaking match

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 16:12
A crowd of 60.739 watches Barcelona Women beat Atletico Madrid - a top-flight domestic record for a women's game in Europe.

Cyclone Idai: Zimbabwe school hit by landslide

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 15:14
Two pupils are among 31 people killed as Cyclone Idai hits Zimbabwe after Mozambique and Malawi.

Gilchrist Nguema removed from Gabon squad for not having a club

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 14:41
Gabon coach Daniel Cousin removes Gilchrist Nguema from squad after it comes to light that the player does not currently have a club.

Why Arsenal's Mesut Ozil sent a Kenyan boy football boots

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 11:12
A chance photo of a makeshift football shirt changed a Kenyan boy's life.

Ethiopian Airlines: Boeing 737 Max crash relatives offered earth for ceremony

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 02:06
Relatives of victims of last Sunday's air crash are told it could take six months to identify remains.

The village in Ghana where childbirth is banned

Sun, 03/17/2019 - 01:06
Women are sent away from Mamfe Dove community in Ghana to give birth to avoid "offending the gods".


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