The Kenya Wildlife Service blames the huge fire in the country's biggest park on arsonists.
The BBC Africa Eye team uncovers Ghanaians selling coronavirus supplies while doctors and nurses go without.
Nawal El Moutawakel's triumph in the first Olympic women's 400m hurdles changed attitudes to female athletes across a whole region.
The MV Wakashio, which ran aground on a coral reef on 25 July, is now leaking oil off the island.
Prosecutors in Chad had suggested 44 prisoners killed themselves, but a new report says otherwise.
The attack happened in a region which draws visitors to the last giraffe herds in West Africa.
We've taken a look into some of the most widely-shared false stories about the pandemic across Africa.
South African Brad Binder wins his first MotoGP in only his third race with victory in this season's third round in the Czech Republic.
The militant group Al-Shabab has said it was behind the explosion that rocked the capital Mogadishu.
A journalist is instrumental in the introduction of an address system which could help save lives.
South African rower Sizwe Ndlovu on overcoming racism and poverty to win a historical gold medal at the 2012 Olympics.
The country's fight against Covid-19 was initially celebrated, but the public mood has now soured.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
Strangers helped a Nigerian teacher, left without money because of coronavirus, get back on his feet.
The story of Algerian footballer Abdelhamid Salhi, who estimates he played more than 1,000 games yet was never cautioned.
Three business owners explain how they are weathering the economic fallout.
Nigeria's greatest Olympian ran his best race at Sydney 2000 - but would have to wait until 2012 for the result to be confirmed.
Volunteers are scrambling to create cordons to keep oil leaking from a vessel away from the island.
A student, a professor and a film director react to Beyoncé's visual album, Black Is King.
Covid-19 is inspiring young creatives to find new ways of showcasing their talents using technology.
The pandemic officially started when the WHO declared it in March 2020 but how will it end?
The killing of 22 people, including many children, inspired artist Kobe Williams to use sand for art.
Student Naomie Koffie's summaries of the news in sign language have won praise from the president.
Students Nneoma and Andrew are on a scheme set up by the Niger Delta Development Commission.
Borussia Dortmund name Jadon Sancho - Manchester United's top transfer target - in their squad for a training camp this week.
Southampton's Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg is having a medical at Tottenham on Monday, while Kyle Walker-Peters is set to move the other way.
Celtic have "lots to work on" after the 1-1 draw with Kilmarnock, says boss Neil Lennon, who refused to blame defender Christopher Jullien for their slip-up.
Alfredo Morelos showed "really strong focus" in Rangers' 3-0 win against St Mirren, says manager Steven Gerrard.
Atletico Madrid say two individuals have tested positive for coronavirus before Thursday's Champions League quarter-final against RB Leipzig.
Is a legendary player without any managerial experience in Andrea Pirlo a masterstroke or a massive gamble for Juventus?
Manchester United and Wolves compete in the quarter-finals of the Europa League in Germany on Monday and Tuesday respectively.
Kilmarnock and Celtic share the spoils at Rugby Park in the Scottish Premiership.
Liverpool are in talks to sign Olympiakos left-back Kostas Tsimikas for £11.7m after their bid for Norwich's Jamal Lewis was rejected.
Liverpool leading race to sign Brooks from Bournemouth, Barcelona hope to tempt Silva away from Manchester City, plus more.
Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says "there's more to come" from Anthony Martial after the finest season of the Frenchman's career.
Brazil winger Willian confirms he has left Chelsea after seven years at the London club.
England internationals Lucy Bronze, Nikita Parris and Jodie Taylor helped Lyon win a record ninth French Cup as they beat Paris St-Germain 4-3 on penalties.
Watch new Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo score a brilliant goal for Italy against Ghana at the 2006 World Cup.
Cristiano Ronaldo has the record for most goals in a single Champions League campaign, but Robert Lewandowski is in a strong position to beat it.
Highlights of Rangers' 3-0 victory over St Mirren at Ibrox in the Scottish Premiership.
BBC Sport examines the relationship between Barcelona and Lionel Messi, who has put contract talks on hold, and is free to walk away from the Nou Camp at the end of the season.
Kevin Nisbet scores a hat-trick as Hibernian thump Livingston in West Lothian.
Billy Mckay's goal proves to be the difference between Ross County and Hamilton.
Mark Reynolds' finish earns Dundee United victory against his former club Motherwell
Captain Conker is Scottish Premiership club Kilmarnock's new mascot, but how did he come to be created?
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane says Gareth Bale "didn't want to play" in the Champions League last-16 second-leg tie against Manchester City.
BBC Sport's Liam Loftus catches up with Manchester City fan Steve McInerney from fan channel Esteemed Kompany to discuss who Pep Guardiola might want to lure to Etihad Stadium this summer.
Dejan Lovren video-calls good friend and former Liverpool team-mate Mohamed Salah, as he arrives in Russia after signing for Zenit St Petersburg.
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