Togo protester 'attacked by police'
A Togolese demonstrator says that police beat him so badly that he feared for his life. more

Uganda MPs brawl during presidential age-limit debate
MPs scuffled and threw chairs over a motion that could let President Museveni run again in 2021. more

Amina Yuguda: Why Nigeria wants to remove police roadblocks
Nigeria's police chief Ibrahim Idris has ordered the immediate removal of all police roadblocks. more

2018 World Cup: Burkina Faso drop Malo for 'mistakes'
Burkina Faso coach Paolo Duarte drops Patrick Malo from his latest squad to face South Africa for "making too many mistakes". more

BA investigates anti-Nigerian rant
The woman mocked accents and made lewd remarks about Nigerian people in a video shared on the app. more

Diamond-Lesedi La Rona sold for $53m to London Jeweller
The 1,111-carat stone is the largest gem-quality rough diamond found in more than a century. more

Tomi Oladipo: Chad out, Sudan in
Chad helps fight Boko Haram militants, while Sudan is on the US list of state sponsors of terrorism. more

Seven arrested in Egypt after raising rainbow flag at concert
They were reportedly detained on Monday for "promoting sexual deviancy" at a concert in Cairo. more

2018 World Cup: No changes to Nigeria squad to face Zambia
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr names an unchanged 23-man squad for their game against Zambia that could see them qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia. more

Our mismatched family
Mohamed lost count of how many people he had killed when a commander's wife persuaded him to escape. more

US government satellite image shows Puerto Rico blackout
Millions of US citizens are without electricity, clean water, medicine, or communications. more

Brazil revokes decree opening Amazon reserve to mining
The area, around the size of Denmark, is rich in gold and minerals - and protected from mining. more

US travel ban called "a trophy" by Venezuelan vice president
Vice President Tareck El Aissami calls US sanctions "a trophy" for a "subversive people". more

Luis Herrera: Ex-cyclist says sun exposure caused his skin cancer
Luis Herrera, the first South American to win a Grand Tour, says he has skin cancer caused by exposure to the sun during his career. more

'I cry, I laugh, I scream'
In the fishing village of Scott's Head, the BBC meets locals who lost everything to Hurricane Maria. more

US travel ban is psychological terrorism - Venezuela
Venezuela says its people do not pose a threat to the US or America's national security. more

HMS Ocean helps hurricane-hit British Virgin Islands
HMS Ocean arrives in the British Virgin Islands to help those affected by hurricanes Irma and Maria. more

The eagle protector
How one man found his calling as a protector of one of the largest species of eagle, the harpy. more

Mexico earthquake: New tremor halts rescue operations
A tremor sends people running into the streets and halts searches for survivors of Tuesday's quake. more

Two hurricanes
Cuba and Puerto Rico responded differently to devastating hurricanes, the BBC's Will Grant reports. more

Naomi Klein: Trump is like a 'fatberg'
Speaking at the Labour Party conference, activist and author Naomi Klein, says Trump is the political equivalent of a 'fatberg'. more

Hurricane Maria: Trump to visit storm-ravaged Puerto Rico
Mr Trump says he will travel to the US territory on Tuesday in the wake of Hurricane Maria. more

Trump: NFL anthem kneeling protesters 'disgraceful'
The US president says football league protesters are disrespecting American service personnel. more

Republican push to repeal Obamacare collapses
The party leadership said there would be no vote this week on their bill, after support ebbed away. more

Fatberg causes massive Baltimore sewer overflows
A massive lump of congealed fat causes overflows of more than 1m gallons of waste in Baltimore. more

Uber threatens to quit Quebec over 'severe' new regulations
The ride-sharing firm has complained about provincial rules, including a police background check. more

Equifax boss leaves after data breach
The credit report giant's chairman and chief executive, Richard Smith, steps down with immediate effect. more

Clinton: White House private emails 'height of hypocrisy'
Revelations that the Trump administration used private email is the "height of hypocrisy", she says. more

US Marines get first female infantry officer
A US marine has become the first woman to the complete the Corps' gruelling infantry officer training. more

Bill Gates switches to Android phone
The Microsoft co-founder reveals he does not use a Windows-powered smartphone. more