The Foreign Minister of Tanzania is at the Global Conference for Media Freedom in London
Tanzania Minister defends country's record on media freedom
Nigerian police break up third day of protests in Abuja by Shia Muslims
The protesting Shias are demanding the release of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky
Sudan crisis: Military rulers say they have foiled an attempted coup
Over a dozen people are said to have been arrested - including current army officers
Nigeria: Sixty-five Shia Muslims arraigned in several courts in Abuja
The arrests come after three days of protests and violent clashes with police
Is one of Zambia's biggest employers being sold to China?
The government is looking for a new investor for Konkola Copper Mines
Reports and analysis of the day's political, economic and sports news from across Africa.
Ebola spreads to largest city yet in DR Congo
The Democratic Republic of Congo has confirmed the first case of Ebola in Goma
Cameroonian victims of domestic violence launch awareness campaign
A nationwide campaign is launched by abuse victims to highlight the cost of keeping quiet
Ex-South African President Jacob Zuma arrives at corruption inquiry
He is accused of being part of a network which exchanged government contracts for bribes
Zuma 'received death threats', corruption inquiry is told
Jacob Zuma says threats were also made against his lawyer and children
Kenyan Uber drivers continue strikes over low wages and poor working conditions
The protesting drivers say Uber had brought in price changes without consulting them
Nigerian author Sefi Atta shares the thinking behind her creative process
Celebrated author Sefi Atta has previously won BBC African Performance awards
Sudan junta and civilians sign political agreement
Sudan's ruling military council and opposition leaders have signed a power-sharing accord
South Africa's transport minister: 'Democracy is alive in South Africa'
South Africa's transport minister speaks of revelations in a corruption investigation
Cameroon clamps down on roadside drug vendors
The Minister of Public Health has given roadside drugs vendors one week to cease trading
Ebola Outbreak: What next?
The DRC outbreak is now a public health emergency of international concern - what now?
Ethiopia and Eritrea - a year in
Ethiopia's Prime Minister is in Eritrea - why this meeting matters
Tanzania upholds the death penalty
A court in Tanzania rules to keep the death penalty
On the Ebola frontline
A closer look at the battle against Ebola in Goma
Drama at SA corruption inquiry
Former president Jacob Zuma withdraws then returns to a public inquiry into corruption