'New Daughters of Africa' compiles the work of over 200 African women
Margaret Busby celebrates female African writers
‘Aspire to be president, not first lady’
Lawyer and entrepreneur Monica Geingos became Namibia’s first lady in 2015
Crowds gather in protests against Algerian president
Large crowds gathered across Algeria for yet another protest against President Bouteflika
Reports and analysis of the day's political, economic and sports news from across Africa.
Ethiopian Airlines flight crashes killing all on board
Flight ET302 directed to Nairobi crashed shortly after take-off from Addis Ababa airport
Ethiopian Airlines plane crash impact continues globally
Repercussions of the crash on Sunday continue to be felt around the world
Algeria protests against Bouteflika continue despite talks
Protesters are accusing the president of a ploy to prolong his 20-year rule
Nigeria: Children die in Lagos school collapse
The primary school was reported to be located on the top floor of a four-storey building
Always denies selling lower-quality pads in Kenya
The pads allegedly cause burns, rashes and skin irritation.
How could Brexit affect Africa?
Kenya's High Commissioner to the UK shares his views
Nigeria calls off search after building collapse
Emergency services end their search for survivors at building collapse site in Lagos
DR Congo president Tshisekedi pardons political prisoners
Some 700 prisoners are expected to be released
President promises return for political prisoners who left the DRC
President Tshisekedi promises return of those outside the country for political reasons
Mass shooting at two mosques in New Zealand
Forty-nine people have been killed following the deadly attack in Christchurch
Mosques close for security reasons following deadly attack in New Zealand
Forty-nine people were killed and many others injured following the shooting.
South Africa's President Ramaphosa gets stuck on train
He wanted to experience some of the challenges commuters face
Cyclone Idai: Mozambique president says 1,000 feared dead
Zimbabwe and Malawi have also been badly affected
France's President Macron offers investment into East Africa
He has offered a 3 billion US Dollar investment in loans and grants
Kenyan anger over Turkana 'starvation' being ignored
The Kenyan government has said more than 1.1 million people are facing food shortages
Cyclone Idai 'could be worst-ever south of equator'
Widespread flooding and devastation is affecting Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi.
Nigeria to prosecute parents of out-of-school children
Many parents complain they lack the money to send their children school
Cyclone Idai: Desperate efforts to reach survivors continue
The UN says there is a "massive disaster" unfolding in south east Africa
US air strikes killed Somali civilians - Amnesty
The rights group said it had recorded 14 civilian deaths in five recent air strikes
Cyclone Idai: India responds with 3 war ships to help
India was amongst fastest to respond to Mozambican disaster
Burundi detains girls for scribbling on president's photo
Three teenagers await trial for doodling on President Nkurunziza's photo on schoolbooks
World Poetry Day: You share your favourite African poets
We hear from some of you about what poetry means to you
Cyclone Idai: Flood area covers 3,000 sq km
Entire villages have been destroyed and 100,000 people remain completely cut off
BBC sports correspondents tell the story behind today's top sporting news, with interviews and reports from across the world.
London's news, sport and travel with your views on the big issues.
David Bailey, Joseph Hillier Plymouth Sculpture
Photographer David Bailey looks back on his six-decade career.
The weather patterns behind the disaster
Interviews, news and analysis of the day’s global events.