Attackers dressed as traditional hunters target Fulani villagers in the Mopti region, reports say.
The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations hosts, Egypt, are held to a 1-1 draw away to Niger, in the final qualifier of Group J on Saturday.
Cameroon secure their place at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations in Egypt with a 3-0 win over Comoros in Yaounde on Saturday in the final Group B qualifier.
A deputy minister is among several killed in a bomb attack on government offices in the capital.
Burundi qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in their history with a 1-1 draw at home to Gabon who have been eliminated.
At least 417 people have now been declared dead in Mozambique a week after it was hit by a deadly storm.
Cases are reported in the flooded port city of Beira, a week after it was hit by a deadly cyclone.
Malawi and Morocco play out a goalless draw on the final weekend of qualifying for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations finals in Egypt.
Communities in Zimbabwe continue to search through rubble for family members missing after the storm.
A stranded motorist in Mozambique tells of the scene of devastation along the Beira to Chimoio highway.
Banned Togolese referee Kokou Hougnimon Fagla admits he was asked to manipulate an international friendly but did not agree to do so.
Police say the vehicles were travelling in separate directions when the crash occurred.
Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr questions Leicester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho's commitment and professionalism to the national team.
Kenyans have accused their government of ignoring drought victims in north-west Kenya.
John Mikel Obi says he thought he would find out his father had been shot after playing in a World Cup game for Nigeria.
Hibs and Burundi midfielder Gael Bigirimana says he owes his career to a trip to the shops to buy milk.
Aid agencies warn that it is becoming more dangerous, not less, in southern Africa after Cyclone Idai.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent and beyond.
Individuals who worked for the East German intelligence service have been questioned as part of the ongoing inquiry.
Cameroon will travel to China for a four nation tournament as they seek competitive matches ahead of the Women's World Cup.