Riek Machar, who was sacked as South Sudan's vice-president last month, is in Sudan to receive "urgent medical attention", state media report.
A strike called by the opposition in DR Congo to demand that the president steps down when his term ends cripples businesses in the capital.
Nigeria's army says it has killed several Boko Haram commanders in an air strike and has seriously wounded the group's disputed leader.
South Africa's governing ANC party loses control of the country's largest city and economic centre, Johannesburg.
A crowd-funding campaign raises more than $40,000 to help Ethiopia's Olympic marathon medallist seek asylum after his anti-government protest.
An Islamist rebel says he regrets destroying cultural and religious sites in Timbuktu, Mali, in a landmark trial at the International Criminal Court.
Japanese benefactor Katsuya Takasu hands over a reward of $390,000 to Nigeria's Olympic footballers in Brazil after securing the bronze medal.
A widespread drought in southern Africa has knock-on effects on honey production in Zambia.
Celebrity make-up artist Jackie Mgido tells the BBC how she set up Zimbabwe's first cosmetics firm.
Undercover police in Senegal try to remove children sent by schools to beg on the streets of the capital, Dakar.
Anthropologists say it is the oldest textile known to mankind, and now local designers in Uganda are giving cloth made out of bark a new lease of life.
Triathlete Fabienne St Louis will be competing in the race on Saturday despite being diagnosed with cancer in December.
Tapping into strong cultural bonds with cattle in South Africa, an entrepreneur has set up a firm for investors to crowdfund cows.
Algeria's Mouloudia Bejaia beat Ghana's Medeama 1-0 to clinch a place in the semi-finals of the Confederation Cup.
Enyimba restored some pride with a 3-1 win over Mamelodi Sundowns in the last Group B match of the African Champions League.
The BBC's Piers Edwards picks out 10 moments we will not forget from what has been a memorable Olympics for Africa.
Senegal is cracking down on the Koranic schools that send children out to beg, but it is not clear if they will be able to stop the practice, writes Maud Jullien.
A South African woman is to be sentenced for kidnapping a child, Zephany Nurse, 19 years ago. But, as the BBC's Pumza Fihlani asks, is this the best outcome?
Farming is threatening the lives of a semi-nomadic community in Nigeria, unleashing violence that has already claimed hundreds of lives this year, writes the BBC's Martin Patience.
It may not be as prestigious as Champagne, but Ivory Coast wants to get a protected status for attieke, the national food. The BBC's Enoh N'Dri asks whether it will work.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Criscent Bwambale, six, sees for the first time after an operation to remove cataracts in Uganda.
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, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo looks at those most in danger in the battle against poachers in Africa.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene considers a dilemma over possible malaria prevention.
In our series of letters from African journalists, novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at David Cameron's resignation after the vote to leave the European Union and asks whether there are any lessons for Africa.
In our series of letters from African journalists, media trainer Joseph Warungu takes a satirical look at why, in the aftermath of the UK referendum, Britain could now qualify for a place in the African Union.
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.
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, Joseph Warungu takes advantage of the temporary lull in tear gas to examine the rocky political climate in Kenya.
Photographer Mahesh Shantaram documents the lives of Africans living in India.
Three-quarters of young people in Senegal want to emigrate - even though the journey to Europe could cost them their lives.
Nigeria's Olympic rower Chierika Ukogu has an inspirational story - but without the mistaken promotion of US rapper Snoop Dogg, she is likely to have sunk without trace.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Tainted by corruption he may be, but the late Fifa president transformed the fortunes of African football, writes the BBC's Piers Edwards.
The ambitious new plan to overhaul Sierra Leone's agriculture sector.
In our series of letters by African journalists, Nigerian novelist and writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks a mother’s desperate battle to recover her kidnapped toddler.
South Africans on social media rally round Caster Semenya following eligibility criticism from US media.
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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