Two blasts have rocked the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, with casualties reported, officials say.
Nigerian ex-oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke said to have been arrested in London, as Nigeria's new government investigates past corruption.
Tunisia is to lift a state of emergency which was imposed a week after 38 people were killed in a terror attack in the resort city of Sousse.
Satirist Ikenna Azuike is back with the latest news from the continent in 90 seconds - What's Up Africa.
The EU imposes sanctions on three Burundi officials accused of ordering the use of excessive force after a failed coup, along with a coup plotter.
Since January 2015, Uganda's local currency has lost around a quarter of its value against the US dollar.
The BBC's Suzanne Vanhooymissen talks to some bamboo bike builders in the Ghanaian city of Kumasi.
A Kenyan man is charged with 12 offences including rape, impersonating a gynaecologist and operating a clinic without a licence in Nairobi.
Al Ahly say they must win their Confederation Cup semi-final and go on to retain the trophy after losing the Egyptian league title.
USM Alger and TP Mazembe are favourites to African Champions League final after this weekend's semi-final second legs.
Five young girls were behind a series of deadly explosions in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri on Thursday evening, security sources say.
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When South Africa won the World Cup in 1995 the rainbow nation celebrated as one, but rugby union remains a predominantly white sport in the country.
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A Sierra Leonean sprinter who went missing after competing at Glasgow's Commonwealth Games and later applied to stay in the UK is told his application has been refused.