Ginbot 7 says recent reforms have given them hope that "genuine democracy" may be "a real possibility".
Ahmed Musa scores both goals as Nigeria beat World Cup debutants Iceland to leave Group D intriguingly poised.
The foreign ministry of the Central African Republic says the ex-tennis star has a fake document.
The multi-platinum selling artist announces his own cryptocurrency and city - both named after himself.
Tanzanian banned the rap song by MP Joseph Mbilinyi, also known as MC Sugu, for being "violent".
Shirley Kordie's brother Joseph is a "perfect" stem cell match and is ready to donate.
Rob Smart was driven out under Robert Mugabe and has been allowed back by the Zimbabwean government.
The Afrobeats star on why he thinks the African music scene is the biggest in the world.
The foreign minister of the Central African Republic claims the former tennis star's document is false.
As farmers are offered new leases, BBC Rewind looks at the background to the issue.
Daniel Mirera has been writing upside down since he was a child.
The desire for the perfect day has led to a boom in Uganda’s wedding industry - but these events come at a cost.
Ahmed Musa's two goals unsurprisingly get him the highest average score in our player rater as Nigeria beat Iceland 2-0.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's World Cup game between Belgium and Tunisia.
Egypt's football association are to make a formal complaint to Fifa about the performance of referee Enrique Caceres in their World Cup defeat by Russia.
Cristiano Ronaldo continues his sensational start to the World Cup with the winner as Portugal knock out Morocco.
The postponed east and central African women's regional championship will now kick off on July 19 in Rwanda
Three women are killed each day by their partners in South Africa.
As Zimbabwe heads towards election season, have Robert Mugabe's supporters really turned into democrats?
Unrest has gripped Cameroon's English-speaking regions for two years.
What happened when international street artists, who normally paint murals on urban walls, headed to rural Gambia.
The series of photos tells the story of a fictional creature breaking free from African stereotypes.
Thousands attend a memorial service in South Africa to pay tribute to anti-apartheid activist.
Ahead of Easter, the BBC's Frank Gardner visits the churches of Ethiopia.
In Niger, the presence of clean water is helping to wash away some of a village's worries.
The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
The street dancers in Sierra Leone who are using their talent to try to make a living.
Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital.
Many scoff at paternity leave in Nigeria but lifestyles are changing.
The rescue of a child hanging from a balcony was a typical zero-to-hero intro to a superhero story.
Bodies are not buried for months, sometimes years, in Ghana as families bicker over funeral arrangements.
The brewing crisis in Nigeria's Zamfara State has the potential to become as deadly as the Boko Haram conflict.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Africa is the future and its young people have big plans for making it the greatest continent on earth, people across the continent tell the BBC.
The BBC gains rare access to the world's youngest nation, torn apart by five years of civil war.
Only one of the 32 teams at the world's biggest football tournament has a black manager, reflecting a historical lack of opportunities for minority professionals in all levels of the game.
Riek Machar has been a central figure in Sudanese and South Sudanese politics for around three decades.
Find out about the rebel commander who became the first president of Africa's newest country and has presided over its descent into civil war.
Aliou Cisse's touchline fist pump is receiving a lot of love.
A family portrait celebrating mixed heritage has been widely shared online and has prompted others to tell their similar stories.
Switzerland take a huge step towards the last 16 of the World Cup as Xherdan Shaqiri scores a 90th-minute winner against Serbia.
A solo stoppage-time winner from Xherdan Shaqiri seals Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia in the Group E fixture at the 2018 World Cup.
The dives, the 'arrogant' flicks, the big cry at the end - Neymar's World Cup escapades have got everyone talking.
Philippe Coutinho and Neymar bail Brazil out with stoppage-time strikes against Costa Rica following another uninspiring display at the 2018 World Cup.
Dele Alli is still not training and is likely to miss England's second World Cup group game against Panama on Sunday.
Watch the very best and worst of Brazil striker Neymar; who was denied a penalty and booked for dissent before scoring his side's second stoppage-time goal.
Who should start for England in Sunday's World Cup match against Panama? Pick your XI with the BBC squad selector.
Ahmed Musa's exquisite touch and finish puts Nigeria 1-0 up against Iceland in their group D tie at the 2018 World Cup.
Xherdan Shaqiri's winning goal gives him the highest average score in our player rater from Switzerland's defeat of Serbia.
No new players, Antonio Conte still in place, Maurizio Sarri still at Napoli and Roman Abramovich cutting funding - what is going on at Chelsea, asks Simon Stone?
Spain’s World Cup winner Cesc Fabregas on the pressure you face after losing your opening game, and why the big names have not shone in Russia so far - even Cristiano Ronaldo.
The media must decide if they want to "help the team or not", says England boss Gareth Southgate, after pictures of training notes are published online.
England winger Raheem Sterling says he no longer worries about the media "picking on him" because of his "bling" lifestyle.
Stuart Armstrong is poised to leave Celtic after they give the Scotland midfielder permission to speak to Southampton.
Tattoos, shootings and controversial goals, what do you know about England's next World Cup opponents Panama? Take our quiz to find out!
West Ham co-owner David Sullivan is set to personally step in to try to sort out the impasse surrounding London Stadium.
Roma complete the signing of winger Justin Kluivert, son of former Netherlands striker Patrick, from Ajax on a five-year deal.
BBC Sport will be showing all its games from the 2018 Fifa World Cup, including England against Panama, in Virtual Reality.
Aleksandar Mitrovic's protests for a penalty go unanswered by the referee, despite seemingly being wrestled to the ground by two Switzerland defenders.
Watch highlights as Switzerland take a huge step towards the last 16 of the World Cup courtesy of a brilliant Xherdan Shaqiri 90th-minute winner against Serbia.
Watch highlights as an Ahmed Musa second-half double gives Nigeria an impressive victory over Group D rivals Iceland at the 2018 World Cup.
Watch highlights as Philippe Coutinho and Neymar save Brazil with stoppage-time strikes against Costa Rica, following another uninspiring display at the 2018 World Cup.
Brazil forward Neymar is denied a penalty following a VAR review against Costa Rica in Group E at the 2018 World Cup.
Danny Murphy, Jermaine Jenas and Didier Drogba discuss the role of the media following the publication of England's training notes by the press.
Philippe Coutinho scores a stoppage-time winner against Costa Rica to help Brazil to their first victory at the 2018 World Cup.
Watch all the best action and funnies from day eight of the World Cup as Croatia crush Argentina and France send Peru home.
Argentina captain Lionel Messi carries the burden of 44 million people - and it seemed to show against Croatia in Thursday's World Cup match.
BBC Sport and BBC Radio 1Xtra will broadcast an alternative World Cup review show - Barbershop Ballers, beginning on 30 June.
Spaghetti hair, fans tidying stadiums and female commentators making history - seven things we've loved from the first week of the World Cup.
BBC Sport's football expert Mark Lawrenson gives his predictions for the second round of group games at the World Cup.
Track all the latest signings as they happen in England, Scotland and across the world.
Smart-speaker users will be able to get exclusive BBC content direct from Russia at this year's Fifa World Cup.
Track the managerial ins and outs and a list of every boss in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.
Find out who is available on a free transfer as clubs in England and Scotland announce their retained lists.
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