Two bodies have been found in Kenya during a hunt for a lawyer who went missing over a week ago with a client and taxi driver, police sources say.
Some 70 churches, 20 mosques and 10 hotels and pubs are ordered to close in Nigeria's Lagos state in an attempt to reduce high noise levels.
A doctor is charged with manslaughter for not attempting to resuscitate former Cameroon midfielder Patrick Ekeng.
An Ivory Coast professor, photographed carrying a student's baby in class in a widely shared image, says being a mother should not stop women getting an education.
Nigerian writer Elechi Amadi, who is famous for the novel The Concubine, dies of an undisclosed illness at the age of 82.
At least 10 people drown when their inflatable boat capsizes, as Italy raises to the surface a boat that sank with the loss of 700 lives.
The US has compensated the family of a Cameroon boy who was struck and killed by a vehicle in UN Ambassador Samantha Power's motorcade.
A Tunisian military doctor was killed in the Istanbul airport attacks, after travelling to Turkey to bring back his son who had joined the so-called Islamic State.
Congolese miners tell the BBC they are being harassed by members of the presidential guard.
The Khoisan are South Africa's oldest inhabitants. The BBC spent the day with one of the group to learn more about their way of life.
Nigerian visual artist Ndidi Emefiele explains why her current exhibition depicts women in glasses made from used CDs that change colour according to the light.
In many African communities, family planning and specifically the choice of contraceptives is left entirely to the woman. But in Kenya, one man is going against the grain.
African Union soldiers serving in Somalia have not received their deployment payments for at least six months despite increased militant danger.
The Football Association of Malawi fires coach Ernest Mtawali and his assistant Nsanzurwimo Ramadahan.
Mamelodi Sundowns beat Enyimba in Group B of the African Champions League, as Wydad Casablanca beat Zesco United.
Eritrea has endured a turbulent 25-year history since independence, but there may be hope for the future, says Mary Harper.
Tunisian security forces are patrolling tourist spots and a state of emergency is still in place, one year after a gunman opened fire on a beach, killing 38 tourists - 30 of them British.
Brexit heralds uncertainty for Africa, as it does for the world. From economics to migration, gold mining to aid, here is how the continent may be affected.
A selection of photos from across the African continent this week.
Images of Eritrea by the BBC's Mary Harper.
From Muhammad Ali's most famous fight to his friendship with Nelson Mandela, photos that tell the story of the boxer's relationship with Africa.
Contemporary African art is showcased at a biennale in Senegal every two years. Photographer Ricci Shryock met the artists behind the works.
Photographer Olivia Acland's pictures of the barbers who shape the hair of the residents of Freetown in Sierra Leone.
The Grande Hotel in Mozambique's coastal city of Beira is home to 3,500 squatters. Photojournalist Fellipe Abreu visited the building once dubbed the "Pride of Africa".
Ethiopia's young skateboarders, who find it hard to get spots to practise, are about to get a huge boost with the opening of the country's first skatepark.
Justin Dingwall's series of portraits explores the aesthetics of albinism and perceptions of beauty.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Joseph Warungu takes advantage of the temporary lull in tear gas to examine the rocky political climate in Kenya.
In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at how the latest religious tension in Nigeria is playing out in what people wear to school.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene considers the importance of teaching science.
In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo looks at why Zimbabweans are turning to their flag to demand accountability from politicians.
In our series of letters by African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani gives five examples of just how much has changed in Nigeria since President Buhari was sworn in a year ago.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer and opposition politician Elizabeth Ohene looks at what we mean when we speak of corruption.
School arson attacks carried out by students appear to have become a trend in Kenya, which has left people speculating about the causes, but no-one seems to agree.
A selection of the best photos from across African this week.
The huge rough diamond that went on sale on Wednesday was one of three big diamonds found recently after a break of more than a century. The BBC's Clare Spencer asks why.
In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo looks at why some Africans living in the UK wanted to leave the European Union.
Nigeria's government is determined to sort out the environmental damage caused by the oil industry, but will a new multi-million dollar clean-up plan work?
Pro-government forces are making gains in the IS-held port city of Sirte - the BBC meets an army of young men.
Budd's Abidjan office (Ivory Coast) reports that following discussions with the various port operators, the CFA Francs 2...
Earlier this year, the World Health Organisation (WHO) updated its stance on booster vaccinations for yellow fever, stat...
Budd Algiers provides guidance on cargo shortage claims in Algeria.
Budd Ghana advises that Takoradi Port Authority has now decided to follow the example of Tema and ban the disembarkation...
Budd's Ivory Coast and Ghana offices have obtained further clarifications regarding the implementation of the anti-stowaway measures announced on our website on 2 May.
Following a Court of Cassation cargo claim victory, Budd Tunisia proffers advise to vessels delivering bulk grains to the Office des Ceréales.
In a circular signed by the Managing Director of the Port of Abidjan, local ship agents were advised that as of 1 May 2016, two new anti-stowaway measures apply:
On 1 January 2016, as announced in the Bulletin Officiel des Finances Publiques-impôts of 12/05/15, French tax law made ...
We are pleased to inform you that a Budd Group Application is now available for both iPhone and Android users.
Budd Gambia reports that at the 6 January berthing meeting in the port of Banjul, it was announced that in the interest ...
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The Philippine cargo handling company, ICSTI, is currently building a new mixed cargo terminal upstream of the port of M...
With Saturday's news that like Liberia, Sierra Leone is now officially clear of Ebola virus transmission after a 42-day ...
On 29 October, the deep water port of Cai Mep-Thi Vai was proud to welcome the largest vessel to ever call in a Vietnamese port - the 160,000 MT CSCL Star container ship.
Algérie Télécom has lodged legal action to identify the party resonsible for severing an undersea optical fibre cable which occured last Thursday (22 October 2015), seriously perturbing international internet connections.
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