Colonial tweets by former party leader could end South African opposition party's chances of winning the next election.
Newly-appointed Confederation of African Football (Caf) president Ahmad says his first job is to conduct an audit of the body.
Reprieve for 17 million South Africans who had faced losing their state welfare support next month.
Zanzibar becomes a full member of Caf and its national team will be able to participate in the Africa Cup of Nations.
Mali's Football Association is suspended by Fifa until further notice over government interference in football matters.
UN confirms refugee deaths after 31 Somalis reported killed in an air strike on a boat off Yemen.
Nigerian policeman Umar Abubakar is known as MJ Traffic for his dance moves as he directs the traffic.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
The statue pulled from the mud in Cairo may in fact be Psamtek I, a more recent ruler.
Naval forces off the coast of Somalia try to stop a boat suspected of carrying supplies to the hijackers.