African News

Nigeria Boko Haram: Some missing girls 'rescued' after school attack
Some of the 100 girls thought to have been abducted in Nigeria have been found, officials say.
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England will be Tunisia's 'toughest' game - Maaloul
Tunisia international defender Ali Maaloul says England will be the 'toughest' team to beat in their 2018 World Cup group in Russia.
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World Mother Language day: Tech words in your language
On World Mother Language day, BBC World Service colleagues tackle tech terms in their own languages.
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Senegal's Lamine Sane signs for MLS side Orlando City
Senegal international Lamine Sane becomes the latest African to move to Major League Soccer (MLS) in the USA after signing for Orlando City.
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McCarthy urges Cape Town City to push on in Confederation Cup
Benni McCarthy wants to take his Cape Town city team as far as he can in this year's African Confederation Cup after victory over Swaziland's Young Buffaloes.
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South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha
Armed robbers storm a police station, shoot dead five officers and a soldier and steal weapons.
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Williamsville march on in Champions League
Ivory Coast's Williamsville, whose board members include Didier Drogba, reach the last-32 of the African Champions League with a shock win over Stade Malien.
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How Nigeria's bobsleigh team made Olympic history
Nigeria's bobsleigh team, which debuted at the Pyeongchang Olympics, on overcoming the odds.
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Spain: Father of migrant boy found in suitcase in Ceuta freed
Ali Ouattara's son Adou was found curled up in a suitcase being smuggled into Spain.
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Alastair Leithead: Explore the Nile with 360 video
Travel the length of the Nile with BBC News to find out how a new dam being built in Ethiopia is threatening to cause a serious rift with neighbouring countries Egypt and Sudan.
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Madonna: 'My son is Malawi's future president'
The US pop star praised her son adopted from Malawi, saying he would become its future president.
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Zimbabwe's Morgan Tsvangirai buried amid rivalry in MDC
More than 5,000 people attend Zimbabwean opposition leader's burial, amid battle to succeed him.
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