Tunisia hopes the landscape that provided the backdrop to George Lucas's "Star Wars" films will again attract tourists as it inches towards democracy.
On a hot day in central Lagos, there's only one way to cut through traffic...
Residents are cashing in on thousands of tourists who attend Temitope Balogun Joshua's church in Nigeria.
Deep-rooted traditions and conservative religious beliefs continue to ruin the lives of young girls in Nigeria.
Madinat Aliyu is the only female car-washer in the Muslim north, where sharia law often limits the types of jobs women do.
Behind a row of luxurious resorts overlooking sparkling blue seas in the Gambia's capital, Banjul, lie more meagre lodgings, nicknamed Mile 2 hotel.
President Goodluck Jonathan has declared a state of emergency in three northeastern states
Fifteen years after his death, the man who was a thorn in the side of officials in Nigeria has been honoured by the authorities with whom he tangled.
In Nigeria, Last Flight to Abuja has become the first home-grown production to outsell Hollywood films this year.
It is not the first dance craze to ripple through West Africa, but the azonto style even has the Ghana soccer stars showing off their moves.