Egypt sees the dam as an existential threat, while Ethiopia sees it as an existential necessity.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
It follows a high-profile case leading to charges of sexual assault against a wealthy male student.
A third of all the lemur species on Earth are "one step from extinction".
The sighting of young Cross River gorillas in Nigeria eases fears they will soon die out.
Opposition politician Jawar Mohammed has been detained after being accused of inciting violence.
Reports of more than 200 cases have shattered confidence in the life-defining national Gaokao exams.