Emmanuel Agbenro sits helplessly inside his sparsely-decorated ward at the National Hospital in Nigeria's capital Abuja. He is supposed to be having treatment for colon cancer but his treatment has stalled as doctors in Nigeria have downed tools in a nationwide strike over better pay and conditions.
A gunman killed three police officers and a private security guard on a rampage through a diplomatic quarter of Tanzania's main city Dar es Salaam on Wednesday, before being shot dead while holed up in a guardhouse at the French embassy's gate.
It was a roll call of Nigeria's most powerful political elites when Yusuf Buhari, son of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, wed the daughter of a prominent monarch in northwestern Kano State, over the weekend in a lavish ceremony.
From a distance, Jacqueline Suowari's larger-than-life portraits look like monochromatic photographs overlaid with colorful graphics. Upon closer inspection, you see these dramatic images are the culmination of thousands of tiny lines made using a simple ballpoint pen.
It is one of the most anticipated Nollywood films of all time and the trailer for King Of Boys: The Return Of The King was released Monday amid frenzy from fans of the crime and political thriller, who call themselves the KOB Army.
Social media and messaging apps, including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp, and Twitter, appeared to be shutdown in Zambia on Thursday as the country voted in presidential and parliamentary elections, according to a Facebook spokesperson.