The funeral has been held for Ethiopian singer Hachalu Hundessa as unrest over his death has spread from the Oromia region where he was seen as a hero.
Mystery surrounds the "completely unprecedented" deaths of hundreds of elephants in Botswana over the last two months.
Some brands selling skin lightening creams have chosen to change the names of their products after coming under scrutiny.
At least 50 people have been killed in Ethiopia’s Oromia region during violent protests over the killing of a popular musician and activist.
In Nigeria restrictions on inter-state travel have officially been lifted.
And we hear from a Nigerian hairdresser and musician in Italy, singing out life's frustrations.
Malawi's main opposition leader Lazarus Chakwera has been sworn as president after he won the country's rerun vote.
In Guinea, parliamentary talks were to begin today aimed at resolving months of turmoil in the country.
Tanzania has reopened schools after three months of closure due to coronavirus.
Tens of thousands of people are staging demonstrations in towns and cities across Sudan to press for greater political reform.
The popular Ethiopian singer and activist, Hachalu Hundessa, has been shot dead in the capital, Addis Ababa.
King Philippe of Belgium has expressed his profound regret for the crimes committed during the Belgian colonisation of Congo, including the private fiefdom of his ancestor, Leopold the Second.