Three men in Cameroon have been sentenced to five years in prison for homosexual acts, which are illegal in the central African nation.
1195 days ago
Popular Nigerian comedian Baba Suwe has been detained at Lagos airport on suspicion of drug trafficking.
1236 days ago
The Nigerian police have arrested two people in connection with the gang-rape of a woman posted on the internet.
1256 days ago
Nigeria's authorities have been forced to reassure the public that a mobile phone number cannot kill, after rumours were spread by text messages.
1265 days ago
An 11-year-old Ghanaian schoolboy has so far raised more than $500 (£300) for victims of the famine in Somalia.
1301 days ago
Singer Amy Winehouse, 27, has been found dead at her north London home.
1319 days ago