Africa News

Pumza Fihlani: The politician who showers every three days
South Africa's Helen Zille made the shock revelation, arguing greasy hair is now a status symbol. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/22/17 10:32 AM
Sierra Leone Football Association bans 19 officials for life
Two officials banned for life by the Sierra Leone Football Association for violating its statutes and those of Fifa say they do not recognise the sanction. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/22/17 10:09 AM
Ghanaian striker banned for reaction to 'racist' abuse
Ghana's Bernard Tekpetey is banned for two matches after being sent off for his reaction to alleged racist insults during an Austrian Cup tie. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/22/17 9:20 AM
Africa's week in pictures: 15 - 21 September 2017
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/22/17 8:51 AM
Migrant crisis: Dozens feared drowned off Libya coast
At least 50 people are feared drowned after a dinghy reportedly ran out of fuel off the Libyan coast. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/21/17 10:08 PM
Tammy Abraham: Striker commits to England amidst reports of Nigeria switch
Striker Tammy Abraham wants to have an international career with England despite reports of interest from Nigeria. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/21/17 7:10 PM
Kenya election: Poll body delays re-run by nine days
The election commission says it needs more time for reforms after the first vote was voided. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/21/17 5:19 PM
Ancient DNA sheds light on African history
DNA from ancient remains is used to reconstruct thousands of years of population history in Africa. www.bbc.co.uk | 9/21/17 4:08 PM