In Ethiopia more details are emerging of escalating violence in Tigray as rebels fight back against federal troops. Eyewitnesses have told the BBC that people were killed in an airstrike on a market, but the Ethiopian military denied targeting civilians.
We take a look at the process underway in Angola to amend the constitution.
And the economic issues on the minds of Zambians ahead of presidential elections in August.
The Tanzanian government says it will start to enrol young mothers back into education from next year, after the previous administration's approach of excluding them.
The World Health Organisation’s Africa director Dr. Matshidiso Moeti explains why Covid-19 infections are on the rise in a number of African countries.
And Togo launches an ambitious new solar power project.
Millions of Ethiopians have cast their vote in a much anticipated and delayed election. But the Electoral Commission has expressed concerns over access to observers; Guinea is finally declared free of Ebola after fighting off the latest outbreak with a record-low number of infections and deaths. And ECOWAS leaders meet to discuss a common strategy against the spillover of mercenary fighters from Libya who threaten security in the West Africa region.
(Photo: Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed hopes to secure a popular mandate. Credit: AFP)
Liberian warlord Alieu Kosiah is handed twenty years in jail for crimes committed during the civil wars in the country; As Ethiopia approaches election day, we report from the town of Ataye, a hotspot of inter-ethnic violence. Also, we look at the homecoming of former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo, and the Resident Presidents' satirical take on the promises made at the G7 summit.
(Photo: Environ 250 000 personnes ont été tuées dans les deux guerres civiles du Libéria. Credit: Getty Images)