The son of a wealthy family says a laughing axe-wielding intruder killed his parents and brother.
A photo of the pair sparks a film idea by fans on Twitter and they both say they're up for it.
Multiple suspects and a gun are in police hands after author Kuki Gallmann was ambushed and shot.
Former South Africa bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe is charged with match-fixing following an investigation into the 2015 Ram Slam T20 Challenge Series.
An ex-child soldier who has spent years risking his life to fight illegal mining and wildlife poaching in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been given a prestigious award that honours 'environmental defenders' around the world.
Piracy has resumed off the Somali coast in recent months after a five-year lull.
It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.
Gambian footballer Hamadou hoped to pull his family out of poverty by going to Europe, but tragedy befell him.
Former South African President Kgalema Motlanthe says he's uncertain about whether he can support the African National Congress at the next election.
The Zambian lawyer who opened up his own school for aspiring DJs.
Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo says he is making significant economic progress after 100 days in power but critics are not so sure.
Eman Abd El Aty was unable to leave her home for 25 years and weighed 500kg.
Zimbabwean film-maker Steven Chikosi has been learning lessons from his 81 year-old granny Gogo Muchena.
Man City midfielder Yaya Toure criticises the officiating in Sunday's FA Cup defeat and would prefer "no referee" in the Manchester derby.
Lazio become the first side to score five goals in the opening 26 minutes of a Serie A match since 1938 as they thrash Palermo.
Ghana striker Abdul Majeed Waris puts French club Lorient's Ligue 1 survival above personal glory after his ninth goal of the season helped the club claim a 5-1 win over Metz.
Many different countries are trying to get a toehold in Somalia as it slowly emerges from chaos.
Days after Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh lost the December election, the prisons started emptying but Isatu Kanyi is still waiting for her husband.
Ajegunle, a Nigerian slum, has a reputation for crime but it's also produced some of Nigeria's top footballers.
Solving the water crisis for South Sudanese refugees.
The archipelago where the landscape is idyllic but life tough.
How the men of Chad's Wodaabe culture go about finding their brides at a desert festival where the stress is on make-up and clothes.
A mysterious case of pollution has turned Port Harcourt, known as "The Garden City", into a city covered in soot.
A group of local artisans is trying to preserve their island's buildings.
Kenyan herders are giving their own food to animals to keep them alive during the severe drought.
A selection of the most striking news images from the African continent this year.
Photographer Boukary Konate is documenting scenes from rural life in his native Mali for the "internet generation", and before this way of life disappears entirely.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Nigerian writer Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks into the culture of blind belief in destiny.
Elizabeth Ohene reminisces about meeting the late South African anti-apartheid hero Ahmed Kathrada.
In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.
In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.
Mass graves, child soldiers and police decapitations are all features of a little known Congolese conflict, as the BBC's Catherine Byaruhanga reports.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
In our series of letters from African journalist Yousra Elbagir looks at how Sudanese are using social media to celebrate and express their African identity.
Are smartphones empowering poor Kenyans or simply causing more problems than they solve?
Many children who live on Lake Bunyonyi in south-western Uganda have to cross the water every day to get to school.
Ms Nyanzi has been taken to court over calling President Yoweri Museveni "a pair of buttocks".
The Happy Feet youth project in South Africa aims to "promote education" through gumboot dancing.
On 10 April 2017 in Batam, the Indonesian Ministry of Transportation officially launched a Pilotage service for the Mala...
Myanmar's biggest public holiday period is due to start on 13 April 2017 with the three-day Thingyan water festival immediately followed by the Burmese New Year from 17 to 21 April.
We have just been advised by our DR Congo offices that there have not been any disturbances during today's civil servant strike.
Budd's DR Congo offices in Kinshasa and Matadi are pleased to report that although the 3 April general strike brought all business activity outside the ports to a standstill, no violent incidents were reported.
When the talks aimed at securing the departure of President Kabila and the transition to a new government broke down on 28 March 2017, demonstrators took to the streets in Kinshasa.
Budd’s Conakry office advises that violent demonstrations took place yesterday (20/02/17) in Guinea. In Conakry and ...
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This morning, we received the following self-explanatory update from our Gambia office:
In recent weeks, army mutineers have been demonstrating to force the Ivorian government to give them bonuses. The movement started in Bouake on 6 January and quickly spread to other towns and regions.
We are pleased to advise that Budd Indonesia is now an incorporated Indonesian company and subsidiary of the Budd Group together with our local partners.
As part of the Tunisian government’s four-year plan to promote durable social and economic development, a major international investment conference is being held in Tunis on 29 and 30 November 2016.
As Club Correspondents, Budd's Douala office was pleased to contribute to the North of England's country focus on Cameroon which is reproduced here.
The suspension of rice imports announced on 29 September 2016, may be about to end following an agreement reached between the Senegalese government and local rice importers on 10 November.
On 14 October 2016, the European Union and several West African coastal countries launched the Gulf of Guinea Inter-regi...
Following the recent riots over delayed presidential elections, Budd's DR Congo offices in Kinshasa and Matadi report that the situation seems to be calmer for the time being.
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