Ivorian defender ‘saves life’ of Mali player
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Ivorian defender ‘saves life’ of Mali player

Aurier (middle) reacted quickly after Doumbia (Mali’s number 12, on the right) collapsed following an…

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Nigeria deadly clashes at banned Shia march
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Nigeria deadly clashes at banned Shia march

Image copyright IHRC Image caption People were caught in clashes in Funtua when troops tried…

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Sweet potato Vitamin A research wins World Food Prize
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Sweet potato Vitamin A research wins World Food Prize

Image copyright S.Quinn/CIP Image caption The orange-fleshed sweet potato provide a valuable source of calories…

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Chibok schoolgirls: Group ‘freed’ in Nigeria
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Chibok schoolgirls: Group ‘freed’ in Nigeria

Image copyright AFP Image caption Boko Haram has shown some of those kidnapped on its…

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#WomenAreTrash trends
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#WomenAreTrash trends

Image copyright UN Photo It was supposed to be a day promoting the rights of…

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Milovan Rajevac quits as Algeria coach after two games
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Milovan Rajevac quits as Algeria coach after two games

Milovan Rajevac was coach of Ghana when they reached the quarter-finals of the 2010 World…

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Madagascar’s lucrative cock-fights
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Madagascar’s lucrative cock-fights

Cock-fighting is banned in many countries, but its popularity endures in Madagascar where it is…

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What is behind South Africa’s #FeesMustFall protests?
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What is behind South Africa’s #FeesMustFall protests?

A new wave of protests by university students demanding free education has spread across South…

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Africa ‘a priority’ as Merkel’s Germany aims to stem migration
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Africa ‘a priority’ as Merkel’s Germany aims to stem migration

Image copyright EPA Image caption Chancellor Merkel told Germans that Africa’s wellbeing was “in Germany’s…

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SA finance chief to be tried for fraud
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SA finance chief to be tried for fraud

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The efforts of Pravin Gordhan (C) to rein in…

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