The feminists who were the backbone of the EndSars protests, which threaten Nigeria's status quo.
Former Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp says he was "lucky to have managed" late Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop.
Local TPLF forces deny claims by the Ethiopia army that they have been crushed across the region.
How South African women defeated plans to restrict the movement of Black South Africans.
Nurse Tshego is fighting a virus that brings her face to face with stigma, poverty and corruption.
A climate activist has won a prestigious prize for leading the battle to block it being built in Ghana.
The campaign to save a 100-year-old tree shows cultural fears can make politicians listen in Kenya.
Former Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop, who played for Fulham, Portsmouth, West Ham and Birmingham, dies aged 42.
Prime Minister Abiy says this comes after the "last phase" in the conflict in the Tigray region.
Nigeria's president condemns an attack in which 43 labourers were "slaughtered" near Maiduguri.
The country has rebuffed African efforts to find a negotiated settlement to the Tigray conflict.
BBC correspondents across the east Africa region explain the impact for Ethiopia and its neighbours.
Ethiopia's army says it has seized control of several towns in the northern region of Tigray.
Families fleeing the conflict in Tigray tell the BBC they have been cut off from relatives.
Al Ahly beat city rivals Zamalek 2-1 in the African Champions League final in Cairo thanks to Mohamed Magdy's sensational late winner.
The shooting during a protest against police brutality at the Lekki toll gate in Lagos led to global condemnation.
The Tunisian referee from England's infamous defeat by Argentina at the 1986 World Cup says he is "proud and honoured" to have helped Diego Maradona score the 'goal of the century'.
The 21 travellers were bound for the UAE - which has already stopped issuing visas to Kenyans.
The prime minister was left with no option but to respond with force, the attorney general says.
Esra, a former political prisoner in Egypt describes the physical abuse she experienced while in detention.