BBC finds evidence Ugandan security forces killed unarmed people during a crackdown in November 2020.
Ghanaian-British photographer James Barnor's work is being exhibited at the Serpentine Gallery in London.
At least 150 students are reported missing after armed men stormed a school in Niger state.
It comes days after US President Joe Biden called for a ceasefire in conflict-hit Tigray.
The French president warned that political instability could lead to greater Islamist radicalisation.
Congo-Brazzaville's leader is the latest to fuel speculation that he wants his son to succeed him.
Volcanic activity has raised fears of a rare eruption at Lake Kivu in the country's east.
The country's constitutional court says Col Assimi Goïta should now "lead the transition process".
Concern is mounting about the devastating effects of the conflict raging in Tigray since November.
Egyptian giants Al Ahly extend their dominance of the African game with another trophy as they beat Renaissance Berkane of Morocco 2-0 to win the African Super Cup.
Around 400,000 residents of Goma have fled the city according to the UN, amid fears of another eruption.
Chelsea and Senegal's Edouard Mendy admits Manchester City 'deserved to win the league' but the Champions League final is different.
Foreign Minister Heiko Maas asks for forgiveness for atrocities and announces financial support deal.
Around the world, animal conservation has evolved so it's not just humans monitoring wildlife.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
A British businessman has turned his Canary Islands hotel into a home for migrants from Africa.
At a memorial to the 1994 genocide in Rwanda's capital President Macron admits French mistakes.
Col Assimi Goïta, who headed last year's coup, strips the country's current leaders of their powers.
It comes days after an eruption killed 32 people and destroyed hundreds of homes around Goma.
The US president highlights the rights abuses and the possibility of famine as fighting continues.