Ethiopia has confirmed the withdrawal of troops from Badme, a town formerly contested with Eritrea. This is seen as a concrete sign that the relationship between the two countries has warmed up following a peace agreement signed in July.
The First Lady of Sierra Leone, Fatima Bio, launches a campaign to fight child marriage and gender-based violence in her country and beyond.
An online petition accusing Disney of 'colonialism and robbery' for trademarking the Swahili phrase 'Hakuna Matata' (meaning 'No Problem') gathers over 30000 signatures.
Liverpool forward Mo Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year; UN warns violence in the CAR could spread to region; And we discover the rock art of Somaliland.
A massive fire at a major depot housing voting materials raises suspicions in the DRC.Plus: The Trump administration's strategy to counter China and Russia in Africa. Also: Eritrea's president visits Somalia. But why was Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed not there?
At least two people have been killed in clashes with police on the sidelines of an opposition rally in the east of the DR Congo. Campaigning is on for the Presidential elections in 11 days time. Plus: Mozambique's government gives its opponents - RENAMO - three senior army posts. And: Is sex in a car between consenting adults a crime? We have a view from the police in Nigeria.