Security van driver believes he is being threatened after footage showed him coming under gunshot fire.
Prince Misizulu is now expected to lead the Zulu nation of about 11 million people in South Africa.
A Muslim cleric in northern Nigeria is in the eye of the storm for his part in the country's kidnap crisis.
Ghanaian Sabit Abdulai has overcome paperwork problems that left him clubless to playing for B teams to take on Lionel Messi.
African countries struggled to get vaccines, but now several of them have thousands of expired doses.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan ends a visit to Kenya on a high, mending relations with her words.
The government says the integrated asylum seekers pose a security threat, but many pledge to resist.
Former Ugandan rebel commander Dominic Ongwen was found guilty of murder, torture and rape.
Halima Cisse, 25, gave birth to nonuplets at a clinic in Morocco in an "extremely rare" case.
Julius battled through challenges having lost his eyesight via an irreversible condition called maculopathy.
June's opening group matches of Africa's qualifying campaign for the 2022 World Cup are postponed.
Corruption charges against the secretary-general trigger a power struggle within the ruling party.
South Africa's Zulu nation awaits a decision on who will succeed the queen, who died last month.
The monarchy is plunged into controversy following the death of the king and the regent.
A young child buried in a cave 78,000 years ago is the earliest known funeral in Africa.
Nations Cup winning coach Hugo Broos is appointed as the new man in charge of South Africa men's national football team.
A third of the active cases in the country involve people who have had two vaccine doses.
Nonuplets are extremely rare - and doctors had thought Halima Cisse was carrying seven babies.
South African sprinter Tlotliso Gift Leotlela is not getting carried away ahead of the Olympics despite a win at World Athletics Relays.