Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean
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Seychelles protects an area ‘as big as Britain’ in Indian Ocean

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The island nation plans to protect 30% of its…

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Komla Dumor Award 2018: Seeking a rising star of African journalism
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Komla Dumor Award 2018: Seeking a rising star of African journalism

Media captionBBC launches 2018 Komla Dumor award The BBC is seeking a rising star of…

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Africa’s week in pictures: 16-22 February 2018
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Africa’s week in pictures: 16-22 February 2018

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere in the…

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Children ‘forced to watch rape’ in South Sudan
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Children ‘forced to watch rape’ in South Sudan

Image copyright AFP Image caption In December women from South Sudanese rights groups marched in…

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Why has Ethiopia imposed a state of emergency?
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Why has Ethiopia imposed a state of emergency?

Image copyright AFP Image caption The government is considering imposing a curfew as part of…

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Alastair Leithead: Explore the Nile with 360 video
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Alastair Leithead: Explore the Nile with 360 video

Senegal’s Lamine Sane signs for MLS side Orlando City
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Senegal’s Lamine Sane signs for MLS side Orlando City

Orlando City-bound Lamine Sane made 40 appearances for Werder Bremen Senegal international Lamine Sane has…

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England will be Tunisia’s ‘toughest’ game
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England will be Tunisia’s ‘toughest’ game

Tunisia defender Ali Maaloul has earmarked the England game as their ‘toughest’ group fixture at…

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World Mother Language day: Tech words in your language
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World Mother Language day: Tech words in your language

On World Mother Language Day, we wanted to find out how other languages adapt to…

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South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha
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South Africa police station raid: Six killed in Mthatha

Image copyright AFP Image caption The attackers took 10 firearms and a police van from…

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