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Malawi election: Voters weigh up choice in close race - Seven million Malawians are voting for a new president in one of the country's most unpredictable polls.
Asamoah Gyan quits Ghana national team over captaincy - Ghana striker Asamoah Gyan retires from international football after being removed as captain of the national team.
'He paid me $0.57 for sex all day' - Two prostitutes who work on the streets of Freetown, Sierra Leone, tell their stories.
Caster Semenya to run 3,000m in Prefontaine - Caster Semenya will race in the 3,000m at the Diamond League Prefontaine Classic on 30 June without having to lower her testosterone levels.
Ahmed Abiy hosts glitzy fundraising dinner for the elite - Ahmed Abiy's event at the Menelik palace was to raise funds for infrastructure in Addis Ababa.
Uganda boat capsize: Dozens feared dead on Lake Albert - Dozens of footballers and fans are feared dead as a boat carrying them capsizes in Uganda.
Africa Cup of Nations: South Africa wait on passports for players - South Africa coach Stuart Baxter is waiting on passports for two players to join up with his 30-man provisional squad.
Malawi election: Albino killings, the president’s fake death and five more things - Seven million Malawians are registered for Tuesday's election - here are seven things about the poll.
Africa's top shots: 10-16 May 2019 - A selection of photos from across Africa this week.
Zimbabwe's white farmers: Who will pay compensation? - The government is giving some compensation - but not for the land the farmers lost two decades ago.
The hidden lives of ‘housegirls’ in Kenya - A charity in Kenya is calling for the introduction of laws to protect domestic workers to ensure their safety.
Lake Malawi: The man saving baby fish from mosquito nets - Force Ngwira is fighting the use of mosquito nets for fishing, which depletes stocks in Lake Malawi.
Nigeria's 'giant' on what it's like to be 7ft tall - Hafeez Oladimeji Agoro says that, although many get scared of him at first sight, they end up wanting to take pictures with him.
Mothers speak out over Kenya femicide cases - Kenyan mothers whose daughters have been killed are joining a national conversation about femicide.
'Bodybuilding helped me overcome my depression' - How Sheetal "Strong" Kotak from Kenya used bodybuilding to help overcome her depression.
Zainab Aliyu: Nigerian student's Saudi drug charge trauma - Nigerian student Zainab Aliyu is back with her family after the dropping of her Saudi drug charges.