Sunderland midfielder Didier Ndong is sent back to England after failing to report for international duty, the Gabonese Football Federation says.
The Confederation of African Football increases the prize funds for all of its tournaments starting in 2017 through until 2020.
Two officials from the Football Association of Zambia are being investigated by the country's anti-corruption body.
A prediction by influential Nigerian evangelist TB Joshua that a woman would win the US presidential vote is removed from the his Facebook account.
On Saturday the five nominees for the 2016 BBC African Footballer of the Year will be revealed and voting will open.
A currency shortage in Zimbabwe brought on by an economic crisis has pushed banks to limit amounts that can be withdrawn forcing depositors to sleep outside banks to increase their chances of accessing their money, writes the BBC's Shingai Nyoka.
Gunmen kill dozens of gold miners in north-eastern Nigeria, in the latest in a series of raids.
A Kenyan election mapping platform is being used to track possible problems in the US poll.
Could success for Brazilian coach Rafael Everton Lira in the Nigerian FA Cup pave the way for more of his compatriots to make a similar journey?
Fifa secretary-general Fatma Samoura is to visit Sierra Leone to address the dispute between the country's FA and local authorities.