"Hushpuppi", who posts about his extravagant lifestyle, is accused of multimillion-dollar fraud.
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.
Why the global exhibition of one of Egypt’s greatest icons may actually be illegal.
Amadou Gon Coulibaly was a favourite to succeed Alassane Ouattara as president in October's elections.
A BBC investigation found that vast quantities of protected West African Rosewood was being trafficked.
Pro-government forces battling jihadists were behind the deaths, Human Rights Watch says.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says that Senegal's Sadio Mane has 'made massive steps' in the last three years.
Fake news and mistrust in the government mean a lot of Nigeria's population thinks the pandemic is a hoax.
Dubai has extradited "mrwoodbery" and "hushpuppi" to the US to face cyber money fraud charges.
Cases of coronavirus are on the rise across Africa. But in some countries, people don’t believe the pandemic is real.
Final-year exams for primary and secondary pupils have also been cancelled because of Covid-19.
The service has been delayed for two years but is now being rushed out to help in the coronavirus crisis.
Concerns are growing for the well-being of Kenya's former marathon world record holder Wilson Kipsang.
The firm behind the designs says it is putting a positive twist on a negative phenomenon.