The Gambia says ex-president Jammeh stole hundreds of millions of dollars from state
Protests against gender violence in Johannesburg's financial district; Mugabe's nephew shares details of burial plans; Cameroonian women on being trafficked into the Middle East
South Africa: crime figures released by police show a rise
Sexual offences and murder rates have risen significantly in South Africa over the past year, according to new official crime figures
Plus we hear why thousands of Africans trying to cross one of the world's most dangerous jungles in South America.
And the sport - Kabaddi, originally from India, which is getting more and more popular in Africa.
Is South Sudan ready for power-sharing?
President Salva Kiir and his political rival, former Vice President and rebel leader Riek Machar, have been meeting to try and find a way forward from five years of civil war that killed almost 400,000 people and displaced millions. Today, in a rare joint statement, they signalled that an agreement may be finally close.
The body of President Robert Mugabe has arrived in Zimbabwe, after having been flown from Singapore, where the former leader was undergoing medical treatment.
We speak to one of the scientists who have managed to create two embryos of white rhino in a lab, in an effort to bring the endangered species back from the brink of extinction.
Islamic Movement in Nigeria holds marches despite ban
Members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria have held marches in defiance of a ban on their organisation holding gatherings.
A South African judge has issued an arrest warrant for two Rwandan men. The men were wanted in connection to the killing of Patrick Karegeya, a Rwandan intelligence chief who was found strangled in a South African hotel room in 2014.
Born in Sudan, Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq is one of Africa's finest artists. A pioneer and feminist icon, she is well known as one of the founders of the Khartoum School. Now in her 80s, she has just been announced as Netherlands' Kamala Ibrahim Ishaq has been announced as 2019 Netherland's Principal Prince Claus Award for 2019. We hear what she thinks about being offered the prestigious award.
South Sudan's President, Salva Kiir meets rival Riak Machar on home soil
President Salva Kiir of South Sudan has been meeting face to face with his one time deputy leader-turned- rival, Riak Machar on home soil in an attempt to kick-start the stalled peace talks.
Angry fans of the Sierra Leone national team have vandalised the team captain's house after he missed a stoppage time penalty which would have put them through to the group stages of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
And in Zimbabwe, there's been reports of a disagreement between Robert Mugabe's family and the government over his final resting place.