Torino midfielder Joel Obi sets his sights on being at the World Cup in Russia this summer with Nigeria.
South Africa’s Football Association (Safa) pledges its ‘unqualified’ support for Morocco’s bid to host the 2026 World Cup.
Botswana’s Ian Khama has just stepped down after 10 years in power – he says other African leaders should also “move aside and give others the opportunity”.
Forward Jordan Ayew believes Swansea have set the standard to survive in the Premier League.
Egypt’s national team doctor, Mohamed Abu El Ela, confirms that Zamalek goalkeeper Ahmed El Shenawy will miss the World Cup with a knee injury.
Pressure groups in Somaliland say poet Nacima Qorane’s basic human rights have been violated.
BBC News’s Stephanie Hegarty is at the school where more than 100 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted.
Is the success of Premier League players like Mohamed Salah and Mesut Ozil helping Muslim fans engage with football?
At current rates of progress no African country will meet the UN goal set for 2030, a study reveals.
Researchers discover the oldest figurative tattoos in the world on two mummies from Egypt.