Aimable Bayingana denies wrongdoing as police investigate alleged corruption and abuse at federation.
He was best-known in Africa and claimed to have converted tens of millions to Christianity.
A climate system in the Indian Ocean, known as the dipole, is behind extreme weather events in East Africa and Australia.
Global interest in African music has never been higher but who are the stars of the future?
The ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor was facing charges over a string of offences.
His detention by security services comes after a court ordered his release on Thursday.
Yinka Ilori is a London-based artist whose technicolour work is inspired by his Nigerian heritage.
Mike Sonko is a divisive politician known for his love of gold jewellery and clothing.
Etoile du Sahel of Tunisia and TP Mazembe of DR Congo win away from home on Saturday as the second round of African Champions League group games continue.
The Seychelles has swapped 5% of its national debt for a cash injection to fight climate change and save its ocean.
Kenyan John Kieti campaigned to stop a factory belching out toxic fumes by sharing pollution data.
Rain-triggered disasters have killed at least 250 people and affected some three million people across East Africa.
Outrage over the case involving an MP has led to an outpouring of stories about sexual abuse and harassment
Djibril says soldiers in Burkina Faso targeted his family in their fight against Islamist militants.
Tropical storms are expected to hit East Africa late on Thursday and Friday, in areas which have already been affected by heavy rain.
Parents in Nairobi say high air pollution levels are putting their children's lives at risk.
Dambe is traditionally practised by Hausa butchers, but its popularity has grown recently.
A Kenyan fisherman is airlifted from an island where he was marooned since Friday because of heavy flooding.
Somali journalist Jamal Osman has watched his country being torn apart by civil war for three decades.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says it is "not realistic" to think of catching Liverpool in the Premier League title race even if they have a "duty to continue".
Manchester United dent neighbours Manchester City's Premier League title hopes with a superb counter-attacking victory in the Manchester derby.
Manchester City pledge a lifetime ban to "anyone found guilty of racist abuse" after Manchester United players appear to be targeted by monkey gestures.
Stopping 'the 10' has long been on Rangers' minds, but denying Celtic a more immediate milestone will be the focus in Sunday's League Cup final.
Manchester City win could prove a turning point in Manchester United's 'cultural reboot' under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, writes Simon Stone.
Former Aston Villa manager Ron Saunders dies at the age of 87, the club announces.
Jose Mourinho compares Tottenham striker Son Heung-min to legendary Barcelona striker Ronaldo after his length-of-the-pitch wondergoal against Burnley.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer reflects on a memorable 2-1 win against "the best team in the world" as United beat champions Manchester City 2-1 at Etihad Stadium.
Lionel Messi celebrates winning his sixth Ballon d'Or with a hat-trick as Barcelona beat Mallorca to move to the top of La Liga.
Liverpool move 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League table with a comfortable win at Bournemouth.
Arturo Vidal could move to Man Utd, Real Madrid's James Rodriguez and Gareth Bale in swap deal for Paul Pogba, plus more.
Son Heung-min scores one of the goals of the Premier League season as Tottenham return to winning ways under Jose Mourinho by thrashing Burnley.
Forest Green Rovers are investigating an allegation of racist abuse directed towards Scunthorpe player Jordan Clark.
Hearts "firmly believe" Daniel Stendel can "take the club forward" after ending their five-week search for a manager by appointing the German on a two-and-a-half year deal.
Pep Guardiola says Manchester City have a "duty" to continue fighting for the Premier League title after a 2-1 defeat at home to Man Utd left them 14 points adrift of leaders Liverpool.
Duncan Ferguson says he's "here for Everton for as long as they need me" after their 3-1 win over Chelsea in his first match as interim manager.
Jurgen Klopp says it was "nearly a perfect day" after his Liverpool side scored "wonderful" goals in their 3-0 win at Bournemouth.
Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho says his side were "too good" for Burnley after their 5-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
Chelsea boss Frank Lampard says his side tried to "walk it in" during their 3-1 loss to Everton at Goodison Park.
Eddie Howe says "confidence is low" within his Bournemouth squad after they were beaten 3-0 at home by Liverpool, but insists speculation linking him with other jobs is not to blame.
Burnley boss Sean Dyche admits his side "gave the ball away" too cheaply during their 5-0 defeat away to Spurs.
Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson praises the "sterling effort" shown by his players in their 0-0 draw away to Watford at Vicarage Road.
Interim Watford head coach Hayden Mullins feels the Hornets were the better side after a hard-fought point against Crystal Palace at Vicarage Road.
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