A father tells the BBC his tragic story of fleeing the conflict in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
BBC Africa Eye looks at the inside story of Detective Jane Mugo, the woman they call Kenya’s "spy queen".
Officials are assessing the scale of the damage and trying to restore power in parts of Beira.
Ten years after ousting their strongman leader, some say the new system isn't working.
President Joe Biden will need to renew the relationship with the continent, writes Waihiga Mwaura.
Tanzania beat Namibia while Morocco are held in the second round of matches at the African Nations Championship in Cameroon.
President Yoweri Museveni sees off another challenger despite the expectation surrounding Bobi Wine.
Central African Republic, two-thirds controlled by rebels, is "at grave risk" the UN envoy says.
Diary Sow, who raised concern by failing to return to school in Paris, had been "on a little break".
The trial of Israeli businessman Beny Steinmetz is seen as the biggest corruption case in mining.
Africa will have to wait "weeks if not months" before getting WHO-approved vaccines, officials say.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
When her friends died in childbirth, a Nigerian woman hatched a plan to make a difference.
The 13-year-old was serving a 10-year sentence handed down by an Islamic court for comments about God.
Doctors, nurses, mothers and social workers are apprehended after babies were sold for $5,000.
Satellite imagery is being used to count elephants in a breakthrough that could aid conservation.
A teacher was charged with fraud for describing himself as "African".
Protests continued for a fifth night over high unemployment and an economic crisis.
The cardiologist, who works in Cape Town, once headed the apartheid-era secret germ warfare programme.
An Egyptian conglomerate worth billions of dollars invests $120m in the Right To Dream academy, founded in Ghana in 1999, with plans to expand in Egypt and the UK.