27 Dec 2016
Gold miners in Sudan are risking their lives to feed their families. They are using mercury and cyanide to get to the gold dust, and the toxic chemicals not only affect the miners but everyone else nearby.
26 Dec 2016
More than 500 people were killed in just three days of fighting in the South Sudan capital Juba in July. That put an end to any hope of peace in a country that has been divided by civil war since December 2013.
25 Dec 2016
Researchers in Ghana are mapping human genes to help treat diseases affecting African people. Doctors from 13 African countries are involved in the study.
24 Dec 2016
Libyan Transport Minister in the government of national reconciliation Mohammad Maatouq says authorities are preparing to bring home passengers who were on board a Libyan passenger hijacked and diverted to Malta.
22 Dec 2016
In the district of Al-Giza al-Bahriya in Libya's Sirte, the sea breeze mingles with the stench of corpses decomposing under the rubble.
21 Dec 2016
Invitro Fertilisation or IVF has made it possible for many women around the world to have children. But it's an expensive procedure. One doctor in South Africa has developed an affordable option without compromising safety.
19 Dec 2016
Refugees from war-torn Yemen who fled to Somalia say they are struggling to survive, with little access to food, education and healthcare. The International Organization for Migration says at least 6,000 Yemeni refugees have arrived since March 2015.
18 Dec 2016
The West African regional bloc said on Saturday (December 17) it will uphold the election result in Gambia, despite outgoing President Yahya Jammeh saying he will not step down.
18 Dec 2016
Zimbabwe's 92-year-old leader, Robert Mugabe, has been endorsed by his Zanu-PF party to stand for another term as president in 2018. But internal divisions threaten to split the party.
16 Dec 2016
Zimbabwe's growing cash crisis and struggling economy will be high on the agenda when the ruling Zanu-PF party holds its annual conference this weekend. There are also fears the ruling party could split over finding a successor for President.