Milovan Rajevac will not continue as Ghana boss following the Black Stars' group stage elimination at Afcon.
At least 19 corpses have been found dumped in western Kenya and relatives want to know how they died.
The house of Sierra Leone forward Kei Kamara is under police protection after the striker's critical penalty miss against Equatorial Guinea.
Hanifa Abubakar was allegedly kidnapped for ransom and then killed by the owner of her school.
Thomas Partey says he will take criticism after being sent off for Arsenal just days after a humiliating international defeat.
With two major shocks and several talking points, what have we learned from the Africa Cup of Nations group stages?
The banana-like crop has the potential to feed more than 100 million people, according to research.
A selection of the best photos from across the African continent this week.
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres says hostilities must end in Ethiopia so aid can be distributed effectively in the country.
Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group F game between Mali and Mauritania (19:00 GMT).
Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group F game between Gambia and Tunisia (19:00 GMT).
Twins account for only 1% of elephant births, with the last known birth recorded in 2006.
Videos show many destroyed buildings and scattered debris near the mining town of Bogoso.
Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group E game between Sierra Leone and Equatorial Guinea (16:00 GMT).
Live coverage of Thursday's Africa Cup of Nations Group E game between Ivory Coast and Algeria (16:00 GMT).
At least 29 people, including 11 children, die when robbers attack an open-air service, causing panic.
Despite having Mohamed Salah at his disposal, Egypt coach Carlos Queiroz says his side need to improve their finishing in front of goal.
Former Ghana full-back John Paintsil talks about the Black Stars' shock exit from the Africa Cup of Nations and where it all went wrong for the side.
South African scientists tell the BBC their research should have been taken more seriously.
Cape Verde, Ivory Coast, Malawi, Mali and The Gambia all reach the last 16 of the Africa Cup of Nations without playing.