Sixty people have died following mudslides and floods in Durban. Over the past few days, the South African city and KwaZulu-Natal province have been hit badly by torrential rains, triggering weather alarms in the wider southern African region. President Cyril Ramaphosa has also visited the affected areas in an attempt to bring relief to families who lost their loved ones and the businesses affected. Our correspondent Nomsa Maseko is covering the events from the ground. She speaks to a man who witnessed the incoming floods killing his family. And to find out about the seasonality of this weather pattern we hear from Jan Vermeulen from the SA Weather Service.
In Nigeria, a 10-lanes superhighway connecting Lagos to its airport promises to bring an end to the endless traffic jams in one of the most dynamic cities of the continent. But what are all the lanes for? It turns out they each serve different drivers, as Fola Adeyemi, Permanent Secretary for the Lagos State government, explains.
Countries like Ivory Coast and Ghana are among the biggest growers of cocoa beans, yet the chocolate manufactured with them often struggles to find a place in the market in West Africa. The BBC's Louise Dewast meets the chocolate manufacturers planning a sweeter deal.
Malawi is spearheading the launch of a new anti-Malaria vaccine which has proved effective on protecting almost 40% of 5-to-17-months-old children. The vaccination campaign starts today and it involves four separate shots to be delivered over two years, as Dr Felicitas Zawaira from the Family and Reproductive Health Cluster at the WHO Africa in Congo Brazavillie explains. This raises concerns that people could drop out from the vaccination scheme, so how will health professionals guarantee the efficacy of the treatment?
Uganda received two new jets from Canada in the hope to revive national carrier Uganda Airlines. The debt stricken national carrier collapsed nearly twenty years ago, but could it work now? We hear from financial analyst Aly Khan Satchu.
In Sudan, tension between protesters and the army is high as dissidents have remained on the street of the capital Khartoum to demand a return to civilian rule. This is despite an order on Monday to dismantle the demonstrators' barricades outside the army's headquarters.
Five 'top businessmen' detained over alleged corruption; Ghana's chief Imam celebrates 100th birthday at Catholic Church mass; Kenyan lady bikers raise awareness of road safety.
At least 13 people have died and many injured in South Africa, following the collapse of a wall of a Pentecostal church at the start of an Easter service;
And do presidential motorcades infringe on citizens rights?