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Zimbabwe opposition leader: Morgan Tsvangirai mourned in Harare - President Emerson Mnangagwa calls on Zimbabweans to unite around the opposition leader's memory.
Life after Ebola - The legacy of the virus which spread through three West African countries.
Ethiopian cliff church gives priest daily test of faith - In the remote mountains of northern Ethiopia, a lone priest scales a 250m cliff each day to reach his church.
Nigeria bomb blasts cause deaths at fish market - Three suicide bombers strike in the town of Konduga killing at least 18.
Grace Mugabe PhD: Arrest made over corruption allegations - An investigation was launched after the former first lady was awarded a doctorate in just months.
Zuma's fall a chance to take moral leadership - The BBC's Fergal Keane on a moment of hope in South Africa - a nation that both infuriates and inspires.
Black Panther quiz: Which character are you? - The first Marvel superhero film with a predominantly black cast has won rave reviews and is expected to smash box office records.
Ethiopia declares national state of emergency - The move is aimed at stemming a wave of anti-government protests, state media reports.
President Cyril Ramaphosa pledges 'new dawn' for South Africa - The new South African president vows to fight corruption in his first State of the Nation speech.
DR Congo troops killed 'in Virunga park' by Rwandan army - The fighting occurred inside the famous Virunga national park, the Congolese army says.
Oxfam sex scandal: Director promises justice for victims - The charity will set up a commission to ensure "justice" for victims after Haiti abuse allegations.
Black Panther star Lupita Nyong'o on 'reimagining Africa' - Black Panther actress Lupita Nyong'o talks exclusively to BBC Africa about what the film means for the continent.
Energy from rubbish to power Addis Ababa - A new plant in Addis Ababa will convert waste into a source of energy for the city.
Winter Olympics 2018: Last but still dancing - Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong entertains skeleton fans - Despite finishing last in the men's skeleton Ghana's Akwasi Frimpong wins the hearts of the fans in Pyeongchang and celebrates the end of his Winter Olympics with a dance.
Cyril Ramaphosa: The long road to power in South Africa - Cyril Ramaphosa is South Africa's new president. He was an activist as a student and went on to work closely with Nelson Mandela.
South Africa: Hopes for the future after Zuma's departure - South Africans share their feelings about Jacob Zuma's presidency and what they hope for the future.
Jacob Zuma: South African leader's rise and fall - He once fought apartheid alongside Nelson Mandela, but leaves office mired in corruption scandals.
More than 80 applications for Guinea coach - Guinea have more than 80 candidates applying to become the new national coach, according to the country's football authority (Feguifoot).
Fifa inspectors to visit Rwanda for Under-17 World Cup bid - Fifa will send a two-man delegation to Rwanda next week to inspect the country's facilities as they bid to host the 2019 Under-17 World Cup.
Ellyes Skhiri commits his international future to Tunisia - Montpellier midfielder Ellyes Skhiri commits his international future to Tunisia after talks with the country's football federation (FTF).
Lebo Diseko: After Zuma, what next for South Africa? - Ramaphosa must reunite a divided country, and ruling party.
Elizabeth Blunt: Liberia's church massacre survivors seek justice - Survivors of the worst single atrocity of Liberia's civil war in 1990 bring a perpetrator to court.
Ishaq Khalid meets a man who shares his home with 28 refugees - Frank Okoro, a school teacher and father of four, has opened his home to 28 traumatised refugees.
Africa's week in pictures: 2 - 8 February 2018 - A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
The street dancers who dream big - The street dancers in Sierra Leone who are using their talent to try to make a living.
Memories and beauty captured in Africa - Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital.
In pictures: Africa's first AfroPunk festival - The AfroPunk festival, celebrating alternative black culture, comes to Africa for the first time.
Africa's year in pictures 2017 - A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this year.
Through the lens: The photographers capturing Africa's year - African photographers select their favourite images of 2017 and explain their power.
Robert Mugabe - A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.
Holiday home - The 2CV is a vintage French car. But it is the car of choice for taxi drivers in the African island of Madagascar.
Photo of butchered rhino wins top award - A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani: The teen rescuing street children in Nigeria - James Okina was a tearaway teen - now he is helping hundreds of children in Cross River State.
Yousra Elbagir: Why some Sudanese back lecturer who beat students - What a video of a male lecturer assaulting his students says about the state of women's rights in the country.
Joseph Warungu: Inside Africa's gated WhatsApp communities - Joseph Warungu peeps into WhatsApp groups to find out who the group administrators really are.
Brian Hungwe: Can Zimbabwe rise from the ashes? - The one thing all Zimbabweans yearn for this year is an economic revival.
More refugees than Syria: What's going on in DR Congo? - The crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo has produced millions of refugees. Some are finding sanctuary in Uganda.
The Malian behind 'world's most audacious con' - How Foutanga Babani Sissoko pulled off one of the most audacious confidence tricks of all time.
Superheroes in this week's top shots from Africa - A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Morgan Tsvangirai - the man who defied Mugabe - Zimbabwean politician who led the opposition to Robert Mugabe's regime
Letter from Africa: Why there was an uproar over the name Prince - The country's births registry recently tried to prevent Ghanaian children from being given royal names.
Oxfam scandal: UN aid agencies fear backlash - The behaviour of aid workers is under intense scrutiny. Are agencies doing enough to prevent abuse?
Winter Olympics: Akwasi Frimpong - from illegal immigrant to Olympian - Akwasi Frimpong is Ghana's second Olympian in history - and his story will make you realise why his dream is so poignant.
The barber to London's African football stars - We find out, by joining barber Nikky Okyere on home visits to his Premier League clients.
Tunisia tourism: Is it safe for UK holidaymakers? - UK tour operators are offering Tunisia holidays for the first time since the 2015 terror attack in Sousse.