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F1 in Africa: The fast and the fragile

F1 has not been to Africa since 1993, but before that there were a number of exciting and dramatic races held on the continent. This is the story of the second of those – the…

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TB Joshua: YouTube blocks Nigerian preacher over gay cure claim

image copyrightAFP YouTube has suspended the account of influential Nigerian TV evangelist TB Joshua over allegations of hate speech. A rights body filed a complaint after reviewing at least seven videos showing the preacher conducting…

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal forward treated in hospital for malaria

Arsenal forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been treated in hospital after he contracted malaria while on international duty with Gabon.

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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: Arsenal forward treated in hospital for malaria

The 31-year-old scored in Gabon’s 3-0 win over DR Congo in Africa Cup of Nations qualification on 25 March. He played in Arsenal’s Europa League quarter-final first leg against Slavia Prague on 8 April but…

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Caster Semenya wins 5,000m title in South African Athletics Championships

The 30-year-old won the title in 15 minutes 52.28 seconds – 42.48 seconds outside the Olympic qualifying time. Semenya will be unable to defend her 800m title after a controversial World Athletics rule change around…

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Caster Semenya wins 5,000m title in South African Athletics Championships

Caster Semenya says she will not attempt to qualify for the 200m at the Tokyo Olympics after defending her national 5,000m title.

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Senegal: The HIV success story that’s failing gay men

Senegal has long been praised for its progressive stance on AIDS prevention and today has one of the lowest levels of HIV in Africa. But despite this success in recent years rates have risen within…

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Senegal: The HIV success story that’s failing gay men

Senegal has successfully reduced HIV but infection remains high among gay men.

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Tokyo 2020: Africa’s Olympic climbing hopefuls aim to inspire the next generation

The duo are from South Africa with 20-year-old Christopher Cosser in the men’s event and 17-year-old Erin Sterkenburg in the women’s competition. Both athletes are desperate to see the sport develop across Africa after a…

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Tokyo 2020: Africa’s Olympic climbing hopefuls aim to inspire the next generation

With 100 days to go until Tokyo 2020 Africa’s Olympic climbers are optimistic The Games can boost their sport on the continent.

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