BBC News - Africa
Cameroon boss Clarence Seedorf's first visit to Milton Keynes sees his new side face Brazil at Stadium MK as he looks to build a new career as a coach.
Five of the countries who have qualified for next year's Nations Cup finals will continue preparations with friendly internationals on Tuesday.
Dr Olivette Otele is the first black woman to be made a professor of history in the UK and she's on this year's BBC 100 Women list.
We have to "try that much harder" to get girls an education, UN Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed tells BBC 100 Women.
Dress is a touchy subject in Sudan, where fashion can get you into trouble - now men are being targeted.
South Africa beat holders Nigeria 1-0 as former champions Equatorial Guinea lose 5-0 to Zambia at the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Ghana.
Mauritania qualify for an Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in their history as Guinea and Ivory Coast also go through to Cameroon 2019.
An author whose book was rejected by French students because of its Algerian theme meets them in person.
A Riyad Mahrez brace helps Algeria win 4-1 in Togo to secure their place at next year's Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon.
Male dominance in Ethiopia is being challenged with the appointment of women to powerful government posts, writes Hana Zeratsyon.
The UN wants to recruit more women as peacekeepers. In Mali at present they make up just 3% of a 15,000-strong force.
BBC Sport profiles Morocco and Juventus defender Medhi Benatia, a nominee for the BBC African Footballer of the Year award 2018.
Medhi Benatia, Kalidou Koulibaly, Sadio Mane, Thomas Partey and Mohamed Salah are up for the 2018 BBC African Footballer of the Year award.
Barbra Banda, who will play for Zambia at the Women’s Africa Cup of Nations starting on Saturday, is also a top-level boxer.
Reports of girls giving birth in the exam period prompted a government inquiry into teenage pregnancy.
Journalist Peter Tah describes how life in the Cameroon city of Bamenda has ground to a halt due to the separatist conflict.
Mnyaka Sururu Mboro is looking for the skull of a rebel Tanzanian chief who was executed by German colonisers.
Lamin Cham explains why he wants to testify at The Gambia's new truth and reconciliation commission.