The Nigeria Football Federation has been beset by problems for many years On Thursday four men vie to become the next president of the problem-hit…View More Who is vying for control of the Nigeria Football Federation?
Algerian fans are massively passionate – but how much can they trust what they watch? Algeria has a legitimate claim to be called a football-mad…View More ‘£6,500 buys a penalty” – how corruption eats at the heart of Algerian football
Image copyright AFP Image caption Conservationists have called for the species of abalone known as Haliotis midae should be give special protection Poachers linked to…View More South Africa gangs ‘threaten’ rare sea snail existence
Whistle-blowers explain how bribery has impacted on all levels of football in Algeria. Over three years, BBC Arabic spoke to referees, players, club chairmen and…View More ‘I can fix a top Algerian football match for $68,000’
Image copyright AFP Image caption Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred has previously been accused of sexual assault Moroccan singer Saad Lamjarred has been detained in France…View More Saad Lamjarred: France detains Moroccan star over rape charge
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The UK government is worried that money meant for poor Zambians is being stolen by corrupt officials The UK…View More Zambia aid: UK suspends funding over corruption fears
Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The ruling is a victory for pro-marijuana activists South Africa’s highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by…View More South Africa’s highest court legalises cannabis use
Image copyright AFP South Africa’s police minister Bheki Cele has said a surge in murders has turned his country into a place that “borders on…View More South Africa crime: Can the country be compared to a ‘war zone’?
Kweku Adoboli, the former UBS trader convicted of fraud, has been given a temporary reprieve from deportation to Ghana, where he was born. Adoboli was…View More Ex-UBS trader gets last-minute reprieve from deportation
Image copyright AFP Image caption FGM has been illegal in Burkina Faso since 1996, and carries a jail term of up to three years Around…View More Burkina Faso botched FGM leaves 50 girls in hospital
Image copyright AFP Image caption Mr Obiang has been known to share his flamboyant lifestyle on social media Authorities in Brazil have seized more than…View More Teodorin Obiang: ‘$16m seized’ from E Guinea leader’s son
Image copyright Janke Tolmay/Power98.7 The death of three firemen in South Africa has shocked the country, with many feeling the blaze at a 26-floor government…View More Why three South African firefighters died from lack of water
Through a tradition called “money marriage”, some young girls are being used as currency in a type of modern slavery among southern Nigeria’s Becheve community.…View More Money wives: The Nigerian girls sold to repay debts
Gillingham defender Gabriel Zakuani made his debut for DR Congo in 2013, playing 30 times for his country The Democratic Republic of Congo’s Gabriel Zakuani…View More Gabriel Zakuani: DR Congo defender announces international retirement at 32
Sol Bamba joined Cardiff City in October, 2016 Sol Bamba says Cardiff City will win more games than they lose in the Premier League if…View More Cardiff City will win more games than they lose – Bamba
Kipchoge won marathon gold at the 2016 Olympics in Rio Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge has set a new marathon world record with a time of two…View More Eliud Kipchoge sets new marathon world record