Thirty years since Somalia plunged into civil war, BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding has returned to Mogadishu to see what hopes people have for peace.
Doctors were furious with the government spokesman's comments about politicians' coronavirus deaths.
Soldiers prevented him leaving his house in case he organised protests against disputed elections.
Photographer George Logan highlights the decline of wild lions using conceptual images.
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".
It's been 10 years since Egyptians took to the streets to unseat their longest-serving President, Hosni Mubarak.
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.