Mohamed Hamdan "Hemeti" Dagolo, a key military leader, has promised to abide by a power-sharing agreement with the opposition.
Senior commander Hemeti tells the BBC the military will abide by the deal to be signed on Saturday.
Some countries are seeking extra protection while others want to re-open ivory markets at key trade meeting in Geneva.
The government hopes to boost agriculture but will it lead to higher prices?
Gas company P&ID has been locked in a legal dispute with the Nigerian government for almost a decade.
Some people tried to steal oil instead of rescue those trapped in the vehicle, witnesses say.
Fifa bans former Nigeria player and coach Samson Siasia for life after finding him guilty of match-fixing.
Mohammed Adam Oga says 14 others died as they waited to be rescued in the Mediterranean.
The leader of Nigeria's banned Shia Muslim group returns to Nigeria without receiving medical treatment.
Chinese telecoms firm Huawei and the Ugandan government deny hacking into Bobi Wine's WhatsApp chat group.
Ethiopia's under-15 team are set to be the first from the country to play in Eritrea since 1998.
The Kenya Airports Authority has overseen auctioned planes abandoned at Nairobi's Wilson Airport.
Police say anti-government demonstrations in Harare are banned, prompting fears of a crackdown.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
Ghana and Hellas Verona midfielder Emmanuel Agyemang Badu is hospitalised in Italy with blood clots in his lungs.
Onome Ebi is a Nigerian footballer. She tells the BBC how she manages her finances and plans ahead.
Breaking the two-hour marathon barrier would be "like stepping on the moon", says word record holder Eliud Kipchoge.
Olympic and world champion Caster Semenya says she has "never really felt very supported" by other women in sport.
The Zimbabwe Football Association (Zifa) bans its former president Philip Chiyangwa for life for 'bringing Zimbabwean football into disrepute.'
Kenyan officials are accused of violating local laws and cultural practices by exhuming the body.