Ten-year-old Nadia from Mombasa, Kenya talks about what Ramadan means to her.
Observers say it could be sign that the former president of Zimbabwe is in financial trouble.
Husband and wife Abdoulaye and Mariama, who are both deaf, run a successful pottery business together.
A selection of photos from across Africa this week.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's hat-trick helps Arsenal into the Europa League final as they win 4-2 in Valencia to claim a 7-3 aggregate victory.
Police say they found explosives at Jermaine Grant's home when they arrested him in Mombasa in 2011.
Top tips on how to survive a Nigerian police checkpoint - from the horse's mouth
South Africa's ruling party is tipped to win but with a reduced majority amid anger over the economy.
After years of sanctions and war, can the African country finally realise its economic potential?
Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri says it will be "not be easy" to challenge Liverpool and Manchester City next season, after an unsuccessful appeal against Fifa's transfer ban.
As South Africa goes to the polls, one in four people haven't even registered to vote.
Corruption, the faltering economy and land reform are key issues as the ANC battles to stay dominant.
Army chief says protest leaders' silence on Islamic law left him with "reservations".
The gifts were handed out at a conference discussing the future of the mammals in southern Africa.
Tanzania captain Mbwana Ally Samatta wins the Ebony Shoe award in Belgium for his season with Genk.
Villarreal's Samuel Chukwueze will have to choose whether to play for Nigeria at the Under-20 World Cup or the Africa Cup of Nations.
President Cyril Ramaphosa is set for re-election but he will then have to tackle the country's graft problem.
Africa Eye investigates who the night runners are and what motivates them.
People had gathered to collect fuel from the overturned lorry near the capital, Niamey.
The BBC's Vauldi Carelse breaks down the key issues ahead of polls on 8 May - in a minute.