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Covid variant: Reaction to new rules on travel from southern Africa

Travellers at Cape Town airport respond to new UK quarantine measures over Covid variant.

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Africa is the future, says US. But what will change?

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken talks of partnerships and avoids condescending lectures of the past.

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Sudan coup: Are military takeovers on the rise in Africa?

Despite a series of coups in Africa recently, the longer-term trend for military takeovers is downwards.

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The Gravedigger’s Wife: Somali love story wins Africa’s top film prize at Fespaco

Somali film The Gravedigger’s Wife focuses on the lengths people go to save a loved one.

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Fespaco: Pomp and colour as Africa’s biggest film festival starts

The Fespaco festival draws film fans from across the world to Burkina Faso.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 8-14 October 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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Africa’s iconic architecture in 12 buildings

Two architects are determined to showcase the architecture of Africa to the world – past and present.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 1-7 October 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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Mamady Doumbouya: Guinea coup leader sworn in as president

Former French legionnaire Col Mamady Doumbouya becomes the second-youngest leader in Africa.

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Covid-19 vaccinations: More than 50 nations have missed a target set by the WHO

Most of those not making the target of 10% of people fully vaccinated by the end of September are in Africa.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 17-23 September 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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UK Covid vaccine rules cause hesitancy – Africa health boss

The UK’s refusal to accept vaccine certificates from Africa could increase hesitancy, says Africa CDC.

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What’s gone wrong with the ‘War on Terror’ in Africa?

Twenty years after the US ‘War on Terror’ began, Islamist movements have spread across Africa.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 3 – 9 September 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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Why people in Eswatini are protesting

Eswatini is Africa’s last absolute monarchy, which means the king controls everything.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 20-26 August 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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Trial suggests malaria sickness could be cut by 70%

Seasonal vaccines and drugs could save millions of young lives in Africa, researchers say.

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Africa’s jihadists: What Taliban takeover of Afghanistan means

Islamist groups appear emboldened by the fall of Afghanistan, sparking concern in African countries.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 13-19 August 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 6-12 August 2021

A selection of the best photos from the African continent and beyond.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 30 July-5 August 2021

A selection of the best photos from Africa’s week dominated by the Olympics.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 23-29 July 2021

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond.

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Is there a future for Africa’s lions?

As lion populations decline across much of Africa, could community-led conservation help reverse this trend?

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Africa’s week in pictures: 9-15 July 2021

A selection of the week’s best photos from across the continent and beyond.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 18-24 June 2021

A selection of the week’s best photos of Africans from across the continent and elsewhere.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 11-17 June 2021

A selection of the week’s best photos of Africans from across the continent and elsewhere.

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Why what’s happening in Ethiopia matters for Africa

Famine conditions and insecurity in Tigray as well as upcoming elections affect the future of Ethiopia.

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TB Joshua: The Nigerian outsider who became a global televangelist star

TB Joshua, who has died aged 57, was one of Africa’s most influential preachers.

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TB Joshua: Influential Nigerian preacher dies at 57

TB Joshua was one of Africa’s most prominent evangelists, with top politicians among his followers.

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Macron’s blunt style may harm bid for new African chapter

The French leader tries to improve links with Africa but his undiplomatic language may get in the way.