The youth in Malawi have expressed concern of what they brand as lies being perpetuated by NGOs that are hoodwinking local communities in the way they implement development programs.
Tyler Perry's new comedy has beaten Tom Cruise's latest Jack Reacher movie to the top of the US box office.
A group of sailors who were held hostage by Somali pirates for nearly five years survived in part by eating rats, one survivor has told the BBC.
A popular Tunisian talk show has been suspended after its presenter appeared to tell a young female guest to marry the man she accuses of raping her, and suggested she was to blame.
Burkina Faso has foiled a coup plot by forces loyal to ousted President Blaise Compaore, the interior minster says.
Mamelodi Sundowns held out after being under siege for almost 90 minutes to be crowned as the African champions for 2016 after restricting hosts Zamalek of Egypt to a 1-0 win in the second leg of the Champions League in Alexandria on Sunday.
Wales forward Gareth Bale and Real Madrid team-mate Cristiano Ronaldo are on the shortlist for the 2016 Ballon d'Or award for the world's best player.