‘Save trees when roasting Eid sheep’ in Niger
Authorities in Niger want Muslim celebrants to use coal instead of firewood at next week’s festival.
Africa’s week in pictures: 10-16 August 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans elsewhere this week.
Arrested Ugandan Afrobeats MP ‘severely beaten’
The 36-year-old musician turned politician has become a real thorn in the side of Uganda’s long-time leader, Yoweri Museveni.
Lagos landlords and the problems of renting as a single woman
Two single women tell BBC about their experiences renting property in Lagos.
Australia lake killings: Mother granted reduced jail sentence
Akon Guode killed three of her children by driving them into an Australian lake.
Ancient Egyptian mummification ‘recipe’ revealed
Forensic examination of a mummy shows the original ancient Egyptian embalming recipe, scientists say.
Polluted lives: The cost of South Africa’s gold rush
After decades of gold mining, large swathes of Johannesburg’s population are thought to be exposed to toxic and radioactive waste.
Inside the Jeremy Corbyn wreath row cemetery in Tunisia
The BBC’s Rana Jawad has been to the cemetery in Tunis that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn attended in 2014.
BBC crew mistaken for ritual killers in Malawi
Journalists investigating a series of mysterious murders in Malawi narrowly escape death.
The African footballers changing the game in India
A little-known style of football starring African players finds an unlikely following in India.