As the "worst phase of the epidemic" is overcome, experts delve into the data to learn more about Covid-19.
Sierra Leone women's international footballer Rashidatu Kamara aims to complete her college degree after equal pay boost.
Three years into an escalating insurgency, the president admits the "resource curse" is to blame.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
The military officer had just been sentenced for murder when relatives hauled him out of the dock.
Many black people feel that they have to code-switch when entering white majority spaces.
The CEO of Tanzanian champions Simba Barbara Gonzalez is changing how young women are seen in football administration.
From 20 September a curfew will be eased, bigger gatherings allowed, and alcohol will be on sale.
At least two fugitives have been killed, as well as one soldier, as the security forces give chase.
The al-Shabab member has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the attack in Kenya.
The 13-year-old was sentenced to 10 years in prison for blasphemy by an Islamic court in Kano.
All 54 of Africa's Fifa members apply for a grant set up to help federations survive the financial impact of coronavirus.
Zineb Jammeh's assets in the US are blocked as her husband is accused of stealing at least $50m.
Lamine Diack, the disgraced former head of athletics' governing body, is sentenced to four years in prison after being found guilty of corruption.
The footage shows a naked women being beaten then shot dead by men wearing army uniforms.
Olympic 400m champion and world record holder Wayde van Niekerk quips "he forgot how to race" as he wins on his international return.
Former Arsenal player Kelechi Nwakali explains how visa issues almost derailed his career.
Some of those who lost their jobs amid the pandemic are being paid to clean up their neighbourhoods.
Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signs a new three-year contract with the club.
The head of an Aston Villa supporters club in Ghana says he cried tears of joy after his hero Paul McGrath phoned him in response to a BBC video.