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  1. Burkina Faso coup: Who is new leader Ibrahim Traoré?

    Burkina Faso has a new leadership, after members of the army overthrew the government.

  2. John Mikel Obi: Choosing Chelsea over United was 'best decision of my life'

    Former Chelsea midfielder John Mikel Obi says moving to Stamford Bridge instead of Manchester United was the "best decision of my life".

  3. Aluu 4: Ten years from the lynching that shocked Nigeria

    Little has changed 10 years after the mob killing of four students that shocked Nigeria.

  4. Olympic Games 2036: Bidders Egypt say 'it is time for Africa'

    Egypt's Olympic authorities, who will bid for the 2036 Games, say it is "time for Africa" to stage the event for the first time.

  5. Capt Ibrahim Traoré: Burkina Faso's new military ruler

    Capt Ibrahim Traoré is the latest young officer to seize power in France's former colonies in Africa.

  6. King Charles to host South African president for first state visit

    President Cyril Ramaphosa's state visit next month will be the first of King Charles' reign.

  7. One Kenyan woman's journey for the father she has never known

    BBC Africa Eye goes on a journey with a woman in Kenya, searching for the father she has never known.

  8. Burkina Faso's military leader agrees to step down after coup

    Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba steps down after his successor allegedly pledges to restore civilian rule.

  9. London Marathon 2022: Amos Kipruto and Yalemzerf Yehualaw win first titles in elite races

    Kenya's Amos Kipruto and Ethiopia's Yalemzerf Yehualaw win their maiden London Marathon titles with breakaway victories in the elite men's and women's races.

  10. Mayar Sherif: Winning historic Parma Open title "means a lot to Egypt"

    Mayar Sherif says winning the Parma Open "means a lot" to her country after becoming the first Egyptian woman to win a WTA title.

  11. Zimbabwe's treasure trove of lost radical art on display in Harare

    Paintings by black Zimbabwean artists, recovered in storage in London, go in show at home after 70 years.

  12. Equatorial Guinea seeks to block sale of confiscated Paris mansion

    The luxury mansion was seized after Equatorial Guinea's vice-president was convicted of embezzling money.

  13. 2025 Africa Cup of Nations: Morocco 'to bid' as Guinea stripped of finals

    Morocco is set to bid for the 2025 Nations Cup after Guinea was stripped of hosting the 24-team finals by African football body Caf.

  14. Burkina Faso coup: Ecowas condemns military takeover

    An army captain has announced the removal of the country's military leader Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba.

  15. Tunisia cost-of-living crisis: 'My husband either reaches Europe or dies at sea'

    Life is getting so hard in Tunisia that increasing numbers are ready to risk their lives to reach Europe.

  16. Burkina Faso unrest: Military officers remove leader Damiba

    An army captain has announced the removal of the country's military leader Lt Col Paul-Henri Damiba.

  17. Burkina Faso unrest: Heavy gunfire heard amid mutiny

    The military leader says talks are under way "to restore calm" after reports of another coup attempt.

  18. COP27: Egypt pressed to make human rights move before climate summit

    Effective climate action is not possible without a freer society in host Egypt, activists say.

  19. Coach Kallon sure of success at ... FC Kallon, the team he owns

    Former Sierra Leone captain Mohamed Kallon says he is sure he will succeed at FC Kallon after becoming coach of the club he owns.

  20. Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Why is it so serious?

    It is proving more difficult to deal with as vaccines are not available for a rare strain of the virus.

  21. Africa's week in pictures: 23-29 September 2022

    A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

  22. Adidas row: Morocco demands change to Algerian jersey design

    Adidas says an Algerian palace inspired the design, but Morocco says it is cultural appropriation.

  23. Tsitsi Dangarembga: Zimbabwe author convicted over placard protest

    A court rules that Tsitsi Dangarembga incited violence by walking with a sign calling for reform.

  24. World Cup: Mixed reactions for Africa's quintet in warm-ups

    After final warm-ups before naming their squads, BBC Sport Africa assesses the form of the continent's World Cup sides

  25. Félicien Kabuga: Rwanda genocide suspect due to go on trial at The Hague

    Félicien Kabuga is accused of funding and arming militias during the ethnic slaughter in 1994.

  26. Ethiopia's Tigray war: Satellite images capture troop build-up near Eritrea border

    Soldiers and heavy weapons are being moved in the northern Tigray region, near the border with Eritrea.

  27. Kenya eyeing 'big dream' at Volleyball World Championships

    Sharon Chepchumba says it will be a 'big dream' if Kenya can become the first Africans to reach the second round of the Women's World Volleyball Championship.

  28. Moussa Dadis Camara: Guinea's ex-military ruler on trial over stadium massacre

    Moussa Dadis Camara is accused of being behind the deaths of 150 protesters - he denies the charges.

  29. Tunisia denounces racism in Brazil game, but questions identity of culprit

    Tunisia's federation denounces the racism that marred Tuesday's defeat against Brazil, but questions the culprits' identity.

  30. Burkina Faso attack: 11 soldiers killed in ambush

    Fifty civilians are also missing, authorities say, as the country battles an Islamist insurgency.

  31. John Mikel Obi: Former Nigeria and Chelsea star retires from football

    Former Nigeria international John Mikel Obi retires from football after winning the Africa Cup of Nations and Champions League during his 18-year career.

  32. Malawi's John Chilembwe gets statue in London's Trafalgar Square:

    John Chilembwe led opposition to British rule in Malawi - now he's getting a statue in Trafalgar Square.

  33. "It put my life in great jeopardy" - the Tanzanian tackling a taboo

    Magdalena Moshi, Tanzania's first Olympic swimmer, calls for an end to the culture-induced silence around reproductive health issues in her country.

  34. Somalia drought: Are US terror laws hampering aid effort?

    Aid groups say they cannot get crucial supplies to those who need it most due to US sanctions.

  35. Mali players fight each other at Basketball World Cup

    Two of Mali's team at the Basketball World Cup react to their elimination by fighting one another in front of the world's media.

  36. Uganda's Ebola outbreak: Trainee doctors go on strike over safety fears

    Trainee nurses, pharmacists and doctors at a Ugandan hospital fear their lives are being put at risk.

  37. Kenya Kiambu building collapse: Rescue efforts under way

    Emergency workers pull a child from the rubble in Kiambu county but others are feared trapped.

  38. Ines Laklalech: Golfing history 'priceless' for Moroccan

    Moroccan golfer Ines Laklalech says winning the Ladies Open de France is "something priceless" and hopes she can inspire others on the continent.

  39. 'Africa's Titanic': Remembering Senegal's Joola tragedy

    The capsizing of the Joola, a government-owned Senegalese ferry, took more lives than the infamous Titanic.

  40. Cattle rustlers kill at least 11 people during ambush in Kenya

    Eight police officers said to be among the victims of the violence in Turkana County on Saturday.

  41. Nigeria's Biyi Bandele: A storyteller to his bones

    Biyi Bandele, whose film has premiered after his death, was a huge figure in British and Africa writing.

  42. Afrobeats: Chart show host celebrates 'beautiful year' for genre

    Radio host Eddie Kadi says stars like Burna Boy have propelled the genre into the mainstream.

  43. Africa keen to 'break ceiling' at World Volleyball Championship

    Kenya and Cameroon want to make history at the Women's Volleyball World Championship, which got underway on Friday.

  44. Mr JazziQ: I didn’t choose amapiano, amapiano chose me

    The South African musician talks about the development of the genre and his own music.

  45. A Ghanaian view of the Queen's funeral: 'They march, we dance'

    Ghanaians pride themselves on being world leaders in funerals, so how was the Queen's funeral seen there?

  46. Zambia opens sexual abuse inquiry in women's game

    Zambia's Football Association opens an investigation into allegations of sexual abuse in women's football.

  47. Celtics suspend Nigeria's Udoka over staff relationship

    Boston Celtics suspend head coach Ime Udoka for the 2022-23 season after 'violating team policies' by having a relationship with a female member of staff.

  48. Africa's week in pictures: 16 - 22 September 2022

    A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

  49. Africa Eye: One man's search for a new life in Europe

    Africa Eye investigates the struggles facing illegal migrants between Nigeria and Europe.

  50. Women's Basketball World Cup: Mali beaten in opener by Japan

    Mali suffer an 89-56 defeat by Japan in their opening group game at the Women's Basketball World Cup in Australia.