Many Kenyan girls end up missing school because sanitary protection is too expensive.
But the South African parliament's speaker will decide whether vote will be held in secret.
The UN force in the Central African Republic has been plagued by allegations of sexual abuse.
Migrants are falling prey to criminal gangs in Libya - the BBC hears one man's horrific story.
Tens of thousands have been cleared from waterfront communities amid redevelopment efforts in Lagos.
Cameroon seek to impose themselves early on in Thursday's match against Australia at the Confederations Cup in Russia.
The deputy secretary general of Ethiopia's football federation wants African nations to do more to promote women's football.
More than a million people are still facing emergency levels of hunger, one step below famine.
The irony of #SocialMediaBlackout trending despite a call not to log on is not lost on South Africans.
Sierra Leone are good enough to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, according to captain Umaru Bangura.