The deadly attack is seen as a big blow to Nigeria's efforts to promote tourism.
South Africa's public broadcaster again apologises to ANC politician Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma,
A hospital in Abu Dhabi confirms the Egyptian's death despite recent weight-loss surgery.
People from Venezuela and Chad will also now face restrictions on travel to the United States.
Police praised the "extraordinarily brave" actions of the usher at the church near Nashville.
Two people are jailed for life and 12 others imprisoned over violence that led to at least 19 people dying at a football stadium in February 2015.
Eleven countries are planting a wall of trees from east to west across Africa in order to push back the desert - and in Senegal it's already working.
Zannah Mustapha founded a school for children affected by Boko Haram violence in the heartland of the Islamist insurgency in Nigeria.
This is what some of BBC Pidgin's audience asked Microsoft Founder and philanthropist Bill Gates.
What's Up Africa looks at presidential change in Angola, demonstrations in Uganda and a Kenyan ballet dancer who wants to take up a scholarship in the UK.
Zimbabwe's president appears to mock the US president during a speech at the UN general assembly.
The BBC meets the women in Gambia who are harvesting oysters for food and for water purification.
Two goals from Egyptian Amr Marei sees Tunisia's Etoile du Sahel set up an African Champions League semi-final against Egypt's Al Ahly.
Hosts Ghana lift the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations on home soil after a 4-1 victory over arch-rivals Nigeria in Sunday's final.
Defending champions TP Mazembe of DR Congo thrash Sudan's Al Hilal Obeid 5-0 to seal a place in the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup.
South Africa's Helen Zille made the shock revelation, arguing greasy hair is now a status symbol.
Angola has publicly funded healthcare with state-of-the-art clinics. So why are some hospitals running out of drugs? The BBC's Mayeni Jones investigates.
Can a new election be held in the time allocated by Kenya's constitution?
One month ago, a mudslide devastated parts of Freetown, Sierra Leone.
Egungun - the festival where "spirits" come to life. Photographs by Charlie Northcott & Joshua Akinyemi.
Five survivors of Sierra Leone mudslide give harrowing accounts of their loss and how they escaped death.
How child malnutrition affects communities across Ghana.
Architecture from the colonial era left an "exceptional example" of modernism, judges say.
Portraits of Libyan migrants taken on board the vessel that rescued them.
His neighbours, in what is probably the world's most famous slum, stare but he doesn't care.
Visiting the boxers of Kinshasa, 43 years after Ali and Foreman fought in the Rumble in the Jungle.
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene reflects on how London has changed and how it compares to Accra.
They "saved" Nigeria from the brink of an Ebola epidemic in 2014, so why are these doctors still waiting to be paid?
In our series of letters from African journalists, Yousra Elbagir explores Sudanese women's appetite for weight gain pills.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Kenyan Joseph Warungu makes his maiden visit to Sierra Leone.
Mohamed lost count of how many people he had killed when a commander's wife persuaded him to escape.
Violent clashes between government and rebel forces has led to huge civilian displacement.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.
Meeting the Kenyans affected by the illness.
Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.
Egyptian police officer and fitness guru Mina Samir says it is his duty to help cyberstalked women.
Meet the inhabitants of a refugee camp in Turin, as they pursue their dreams of a new life in Europe.
West Brom manager Tony Pulis accuses Alexis Sanchez of 'cheating' in Arsenal's 2-0 win over the Baggies in the Premier League.
Thirteen years after Premier League relegation, Leeds are top of the table, have a new owner and own their own stadium again. So, asks Phil McNulty, are they on the way back?
Scotland boss Gordon Strachan and his Northern Ireland counterpart Michael O'Neill say "common sense" should prevail over the ban on teams displaying poppies.
Kylian Mbappe joined PSG on loan in August with the option to sign permanently for 180m euros - taking him home to the city where it all began.
Alexandre Lacazette scores twice to give a shaky Arsenal victory over West Brom, as Gareth Barry broke the Premier League appearance record.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp endures an awkward Champions League news conference, calling it a "waste of time".
Scotland head coach Gordon Strachan says his players are full of belief before their crucial World Cup qualifier against Slovakia.
Gareth Barry made his 633rd Premier League appearance on Monday, breaking Ryan Giggs' record. But how much do you know about him?
Tottenham are interested in Ross Barkley, Coutinho still wants Barcelona move, plus new Manchester United contracts.
Brighton forward Tomer Hemed is charged with violent conduct by the Football Association over an incident in the win over Newcastle.
We ask if Manchester City's 21 league goals in six games compare to some scoring stats from the past?
Women's football has been "dragged through the mud" following Mark Sampson's sacking as England manager, says ex-goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis.
Juventus president Andreas Agnelli is banned for a year and fined for his role in selling tickets to mafia-linked fans.
Left-back Benjamin Mendy is a doubt for Manchester City's Champions League Group F game with Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday.
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's Champions League game between Apoel Nicosia and Tottenham Hotspur.
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane is available for Tuesday's Champions League Group E game with Spartak Moscow in Russia.
West Brom boss Tony Pulis says his side should been awarded a first-half penalty in their 2-0 defeat at Arsenal.
West Brom midfielder Gareth Barry says holding the Premier League's appearance record will not sink in until he retires.
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger says fans have yet to see the best of Alexandre Lacazette, who scored both goals in a 2-0 win over West Brom.
Chelsea's Maren Mjelde and Manchester City's Jane Ross feature in the round up of the best of the goals from the opening weekend's games in Womens' Super League 1.
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says Champions League opponents Shakhtar Donetsk are "one of the best teams".
Northern Ireland boss Michael O'Neill explains his decision to bring Jordan Jones and George Saville into his World Cup qualifying squad.
Brighton manager Chris Hughton says he is pleased as his side's "balance" following their 1-0 victory over Newcastle as they record their second successive home Premier League victory.
Glentoran's John McGuigan has a chance to score the winner against Coleraine in the Irish Premiership - but it all goes horribly wrong.
Newcastle United manager Rafael Benitez believes Chancel Mbemba was fouled in the build-up to Brighton's winner after the Magpies suffer a 1-0 loss against the Seagulls.
Jose Mourinho says Manchester United were given their most difficult test this season as they beat Southampton 1-0 at St Mary's.
Which player is a "genius"? Who is a "model professional"? Find out in Garth Crooks' team of the week.
With three players scoring six goals in six Premier League games so far, how do they match up to the rest of Europe's deadly finishers?
Track the managerial ins and outs and a list of every boss in the top five leagues in England and the Scottish Premiership.
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