Five-year-old boy dies from Ebola in Uganda - health official
A five-year-old Congolese boy, who travelled with his family into Uganda, has the hemorrhagic disease that has killed nearly 1,400 people since last July in the second-worst outbreak on the planet.
Taboo-breaking TV soap on sex and women has Senegal in a lather
In soap operas in other parts of the world, such coy depictions of sex would be considered unremarkable, even dreary.
Yemen rebel attack wounds 26 at Saudi airport
The Huthi rebels said earlier that they had launched a missile at the airport in the Saudi mountain resort city.
Ghana security forces free two kidnapped Canadians
The Canadian charity volunteers aged 19 and 20 were abducted 4 June, in Kumasi, Ghana's second-largest city, some 200 kilometres (125 miles) northwest of the capital Accra.
Protest against China extradition bill paralyses Hong Kong
Black-clad demonstrators, most of them young people and students, surrounded government offices, bringing traffic to a standstill as they called on authorities to scrap the Beijing-backed law.
Semenya wins 2,000m race in Paris amid IAAF fight
The double 800m Olympic champion, who was racing for the first time since a controversial new gender ruling came into effect, finished in 5min 38.19sec ahead of Ethiopian pair Hawi Feysa and Adanech Anbesa.
Lawsuit filed in US over deadly London high rise fire
The 24-story housing block was consumed by flames in the early hours of 14 June 2017, with residents of neighboring blocks looking on helplessly as dozens of people remained trapped inside.
Ghana opposition leader arrested as kidnap suspect - police
Samuel Ofosu-Ampofo, national chairman of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), is a former member of parliament and government minister.
Trump, Biden show distinct styles in potential 2020 preview
Trump and Biden, the Democratic front-runner, were in Iowa on the same day for the first time during the presidential race.
'New York Times' to cease political cartoons after anti-Semitism row
Editor James Bennet said the paper had planned for a year to cease running political cartoons in the international print version of the 'Times', in line with the US edition.
ICC won't change bails after World Cup wicket problems
India captain Virat Kohli and Australia skipper Aaron Finch joined forces to condemn the "unfair" problem on Sunday.
3 jihadists, 9 children expelled to France from Turkey - legal source
The returns mark an acceleration in the repatriation of children of French nationals who travelled to Iraq or Syria to join extremist groups, amid growing pressure on Western countries to take back their combatants.
What you need to know about the Africa Cup of Nations squads
Eleven of the 24 countries that will compete at the Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt from June 21 to July 19 have announced their 23-man squads:
Botswana high court decriminalises homosexuality
Judge Michael Elburu "set aside" the "provisions of a Victorian era" and ordered the laws be amended.
Thousands stranded, five killed, as heavy rain lashes south China
In the region of Guangxi in the southwest, 20,000 households had their power cut and roads, bridges and other infrastructures were severely damaged, the 'China Daily' said.
Businesses remain shut on day three of Sudan strike
The strike's launch on Sunday came nearly a week after dozens were killed in an assault by security forces on demonstrators holding a sit-in outside the army headquarters in Khartoum to demand civilian rule.
Roadside blast kills six civilians in southern Afghanistan
It is the latest violence to hit the war-weary country where ordinary Afghans continue to bear the brunt of decades of conflict.
Samoa bans hit Elton John biopic over gay sex scenes
Samoa's Principal Censor Leiataua Niuapu confirmed the ban to local media this week, saying the film contained too many scenes that were "not good for public viewing".