Some mobile phone users in Tanzania have managed to avoid having their phones blocked, following government's plan to disconnect unregistered Sim cards after yesterday's deadline.
In Ethiopia at least ten people have died and dozens injured following the collapse of a wooden stand during the Orthodox Christian celebration of the Timket festival in Gondar.
Is Britain wooing Africa post Brexit?
A group of African heads of state are meeting in a summit ahead of the UK's departure from the European Union, aimed at boosting private investment in Africa – using the aid budget to encourage investment from the City of London.
The government says six and half billion pounds of commercial deals have already been signed by British companies – focussed on green technology, energy and increasing access to the internet – with more expected to follow.
Plus leaked documents reveal how Isabel dos Santos - Africa's richest woman and daughter of Angola's former president José Eduardo dos Santos made her fortune by 'exploiting' her country.
How climate change may be fuelling fires in Africa
Scientists say climate change is responsible for the soaring temperatures and wildfire in Australia and such fires could become more regular and more widespread globally, with Africa in the firing line.
Lesotho Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's has announced to his party that he will step down, according to reports.
And what does it feel like to live with Congenital Hydrocephalus?
New deal ends Nile River dam row
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan have reached an initial deal on the filling and operation of what will be Africa's biggest hydro-electric dam.
The three nations agreed, following a meeting in Washington DC, that the mega dam on the River Nile should be filled in stages during the rainy season.
A Malawi High Court has issued an interim order - which applies to schools countrywide - saying that any pupils excluded as a consequence of having dreadlocks should be allowed back to class while it is hearing the case.
And in Uganda more than 90 women and girls who were trafficked across the border to Kenya have been rescued and returned home, according to authorities.
Liberian TV host arrested in Sierra Leone
Liberia TV host Henry Costa has been detained in Freetown. Abdu Koroma from a lawyers association in Sierra Leone speaks about the case.
Ethiopia picks 16th August as election day, but critics fear the wet weather of rainy season could affect voters turnout. The BBC's Kalkidan Yibeltal explores the objections of the opposition parties.
Nigeria marks 50 years since the end of the civil war. We hear from General Yakubu Gowon, who was Head of State at the time.