Ishaq Khalid: Can yams power a nation?
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Ishaq Khalid: Can yams power a nation?

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Nigeria is the largest yam producer in the world, growing…

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Saphir Taider: Algeria players must accept responsibility for World Cup failure
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Saphir Taider: Algeria players must accept responsibility for World Cup failure

Saphir Taider made two appearances at the 2014 World Cup for Algeria Algeria’s Saphir Taider…

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Mane, Salah strike in big Liverpool win
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Mane, Salah strike in big Liverpool win

Liverpool have scored 23 goals in the Champions League this season, the most by an…

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Aboubakar double sees Porto through to knock-out stages
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Aboubakar double sees Porto through to knock-out stages

Porto’s Vincent Aboubakar led the way as they qualified for the last 16 Two first…

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Ellie Goulding in Kenya for new UN environment role
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Ellie Goulding in Kenya for new UN environment role

UK singer Ellie Goulding has been getting up close and personal with African wildlife in…

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Kenya widows fight sexual ‘cleansing’ practise
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Kenya widows fight sexual ‘cleansing’ practise

A group of women in western Kenya is fighting “widow-cleansing”, a traditional ritual practiced by…

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UN signals ‘end’ of throwaway plastic
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UN signals ‘end’ of throwaway plastic

Image copyright Getty Images The end of the era of throwaway plastic has been signalled…

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SA’s Steinhoff share price collapses
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SA’s Steinhoff share price collapses

Image copyright Steinhoff Image caption Hardware Warehouse is among the brands Steinhoff owns in South…

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Little Foot skeleton unveiled in South Africa
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Little Foot skeleton unveiled in South Africa

Media captionAndrew Harding takes a closer look at the “3.67m-year-old” skeleton One of the oldest…

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DR Congo displacement crisis ‘worse than Middle East’
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DR Congo displacement crisis ‘worse than Middle East’

Image copyright AFP Image caption More than seven million people are struggling to feed themselves,…

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