Senegal and Everton striker Oumar Niasse has been charged for "successful deception of a match official" during Saturday's draw with Crystal Palace.
AFOTY nominee Victor Moses lost his parents at 11 and arrived in London with no English before finding success in football.
The Morocco Football Federation extends French coach Herve Renard's contract until February 2022 after leading the nation to the 2018 World Cup.
Find out more about the five contenders - Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Naby Keita, Sadio Mane, Victor Moses and Mohamed Salah.
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Watch archive footage as former African Footballer of the Year Didier Drogba scores with a stunning spin for Chelsea against Liverpool in 2006.
Togo international Francis Kone hopes the Fifa Fair Play Award he won last month can send a message to those who engage in racial abuse.
As part of the BBC's African Footballer of the Year season, BBC Africa Sport selects the top 10 unforgettable African moments in 25 years of the Premier League.