Africa News

Sudan U-20s stun Nigeria to qualify for Zambia 2016

Posted July 23rd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Nigeria fail to reach next year's Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Zambia, falling to a shock 3-4 home defeat to Sudan who seal a famous qualification.

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Sierra Leone’s Sankoh feels ‘safe in Turkey’ amid political tension

Posted July 23rd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Sierra Leone and Denizlispor midfielder Alfred Sankoh insists he feels safe playing in Turkey despite the current political tension in the country.

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Koffi Olomide case: Kenya deports singer over airport ‘kick’

Posted July 23rd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

The Kenyan authorities deport one of Africa's biggest musicians, Koffi Olomide, after he is filmed apparently kicking a woman at Nairobi's main airport.

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Celtic to sign Ivorian defender Toure

Posted July 23rd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Celtic should complete the signing of former Liverpool defender Kolo Toure, subject to a medical.

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Touchy subject

Posted July 22nd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Recent studies suggest that condom use is on the decline in South Africa - so how do women there get their partners to use condoms?

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Africa’s top shots

Posted July 22nd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

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

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Congolese singer Koffi Olomide caught ‘kicking woman’ in Kenya

Posted July 22nd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Koffi Olomide, one of Africa's most popular singers, is caught on camera kicking a woman at the main airport in Kenya as he flies in for a concert.

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How can Kenya break into new markets?

Posted July 22nd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Manufacturing is a key catalyst for economic growth in many African countries but Kenya is lagging behind.

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Gabon 2017 to feature fan parks

Posted July 22nd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Fan parks will be created for the first time ever at the Africa Cup of Nations at January's 2017 finals in Gabon.

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Space: A giant leap for Africa

Posted July 22nd, 2016 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Currently under construction, the MeerKAT telescope in South Africa is establishing its role in scientific research.

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