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Africa’s week in pictures: 27 January – 2 February 2023

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

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Pope in DR Congo: ‘Hands off Africa’ says Pope Francis in Kinshasa speech

Pope Francis gave a speech where he spoke of the centuries of exploitation faced by the continent.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 13-19 January 2023

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 6-12 January 2023

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 30 December 2022 – 5 January 2023

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 9 – 15 December 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 2 – 8 December 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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World Cup 2022: Could Morocco win for Africa?

Morocco stand a good chance of making history at the World Cup by bringing the trophy to Africa.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 25 November – 1 December 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 4-10 November 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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Twitter lays off staff at its only Africa office in Ghana

The staff tell the BBC they are insulted after receiving an email about the need for cost cutting.

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Glencore ordered to pay millions over Africa oil bribes

A court heard a subsidiary of mining firm Glencore bribed officials with cash flown in on private jets.

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Climate change: Kilimanjaro’s and Africa’s last glaciers to go by 2050, says UN

Many iconic glaciers will melt regardless of the world’s actions to combat climate change, the UN says.

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Africa’s oldest dinosaur found in Zimbabwe

The skeleton of a long-necked Mbiresaurus raathi is believed to be more than 230 million years old.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 12-18 August 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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Monkeypox: First deaths outside Africa in Brazil and Spain

Brazil and Spain report fatalities from the virus, but most infections are mild and overall risk is low.

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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Lavrov shows diplomatic clout in Africa

The red carpet was laid out for Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during his four-nation tour.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 15-21 July 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 8-14 July 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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Africa at the ‘cutting-edge of global fashion’

The diversity and creativity of African fashion are on show in a retrospective at London’s V&A museum.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 17-23 June 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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How Russia has outflanked Ukraine in Africa

Many African leaders believe that a confrontational stance towards Russia is not in their interest.

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Ghana’s Pan African Heritage Museum seeks to reclaim Africa’s history

A new museum in Ghana aims to tell the story of Africa using African voices, tools and culture.

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Africa is a hostage of Russia’s war on Ukraine, Zelensky says

Russia is stopping grain leaving Ukrainian ports, sparking warnings tens of millions risk famine.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 10-16 June 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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‘What I’ve learnt about Africa living in Marseilles’

Journalist Maher Mezahi says he has learned more about different African cultures in France than Algeria.

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Monkeypox: Cases outside Africa rise to 780 in three weeks

WHO figures show confirmed cases tripled in a week, which is likely to be an underestimate.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 27 May – 2 June 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa and beyond this week.

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Africa’s week in pictures: 29 April-5 May 2022

A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.

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Africa’s digital business: The women swapping shops for smartphones

Three African women explain how they have boosted their income by going digital since Covid.