How Senegal's quiet but steely Sadio Mane went from Africa Cup of Nations heartbreak to World Cup delight.
Emmerson Mnangagwa is to be inaugurated, amid calls for an end to the "culture of corruption".
Leader of Zimbabwe's opposition MDC party, Morgan Tsvangirai, warns of a "power retention agenda".
A selection of this week's best photos of Africans and Africa.
How different might Emmerson Mnangagwa be from Robert Mugabe, as president of Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe's ruling party is intent on retaining power after the earthquake of Robert Mugabe's overthrow.
These young people have lived all their lives with Robert Mugabe as leader.
Fifa sets a deadline for The Gambia's National Sports Council to reverse its decision to suspend the leadership of the country's football federation.
Rwanda says it cannot stand by as Africa migrants are "auctioned off like cattle" in Libya.
Africa's first roller skating world champion says he wants to win 10 titles.
Senegal reach 23 on November's Fifa World Rankings, their highest ever position after they qualified for the 2018 World Cup finals.
Government spending and foreign debt are too high and Zimbabwe needs structural reform, the IMF says.
South Africa's governing African National Congress has lessons to learn from the fall of Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is a family man following in his father's footsteps to boost his country's global profile.