Africa

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Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Q&A Sessions: ‘My north star is the patient’

Rhulani Nhlaniki is Pfizer’s cluster lead for sub-Saharan Africa. As Pfizer starts...

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Ailing Far East Rand hospital purchases ‘vanity’ furniture

Ailing Far East Rand hospital purchases ‘vanity’ furniture

Dr Zacharia Mathaba, who purchased the furniture, is a suspected overtime fraudster...

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Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

Finance probe into the Ingonyama Trust Board goes ahead

The threat of legal action from ITB chairperson Jerome Ngwenya fails to halt forensic...

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‘Red, red wine': The meaning of African election symbols

‘Red, red wine': The meaning of African election symbols

Campaign colours and why they are so important for those in pursuit of power.

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Sudan khalwas: Undercover in the schools that chain boys

Sudan khalwas: Undercover in the schools that chain boys

A BBC News Arabic investigation has uncovered systemic child abuse inside Islamic...

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Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK 'hypocrites'

Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK 'hypocrites'

Prime Minister Jugnauth says the UK cannot talk about human rights and remain in...

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End Sars protests: Amnesty warns of 'escalating attacks'

End Sars protests: Amnesty warns of 'escalating attacks'

Protesters at the offices of the central bank are wounded after being attacked,...

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How clothes reflect growing Oromo ethnic pride in Ethiopia

How clothes reflect growing Oromo ethnic pride in Ethiopia

Oromos have complained of marginalisation but they are now increasingly assertive...

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Trump set to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism list

Trump set to remove Sudan from state sponsors of terrorism...

The US president says he will act once Sudan pays $335m to "US terror victims and...

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Ivory Coast election: Pascal Affi Nguessan's home burnt down

Ivory Coast election: Pascal Affi Nguessan's home burnt...

Pascal Affi Nguessan has called for a boycott of the 31 October election.

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End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes 'assassination attempt'

End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes 'assassination...

The governor had joined the anti-police brutality protesters when a group of people...

Sculptor in Nigeria creates black prosthetic hand for his brother

Sculptor in Nigeria creates black prosthetic hand for his...

When Ubokobong lost his fingers in an explosion, he struggled to find a realistic...

The tale of Algeria's stolen cannon and France's cockerel

The tale of Algeria's stolen cannon and France's cockerel

Hopes grow that a gigantic weapon stolen after the invasion of Algiers in 1830 may...

South Africa: Is 'black tax' help or a burden?

South Africa: Is 'black tax' help or a burden?

Young professionals in South Africa discuss the expectation to financially support...

Zimbabwe journalist: 'I was jailed for a month after exposing corruption'

Zimbabwe journalist: 'I was jailed for a month after exposing...

A whistle-blower comes face-to-face with the consequences of his actions in a Zimbabwean...

Nigeria: Making sure children displaced by Boko Haram get education is 'personal'

Nigeria: Making sure children displaced by Boko Haram get...

Photojournalist Nelly Ating captures images and harrowing stories of those displaced...