Liberia's new leader says becoming president is a "feeling like no other".
At least six people are killed in a police crackdown on protests against President Joseph Kabila.
Officers fired on a crowd that had reportedly begun shouting anti-government slogans.
Ex-football pro George Weah challenges Liberia's army to a friendly before his inauguration.
Has Belgium failed in its duty to protect asylum seekers?
How George Weah went from being the world's best footballer to the president of Liberia.
Senegalese musician Jahseen wants to challenge what people around the world consider to be Senegalese music.
Market traders in Zambia protest against government rules aimed at containing an outbreak of cholera.
The app that's allowing Africa's fishermen to sell their catches directly to restaurants.
Riyan Abukar Ali is determined to succeed as a fisherwoman in Somalia, in a trade dominated by men.
Morocco top Group A at the African Nations Championship despite drawing 0-0 with Sudan, while Guinea edge out Mauritania 1-0.
Swansea City have a bid rejected by West Ham United for their former forward Andre Ayew.
Arsenal will need to pay well in excess of £50m to sign Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, sources close to the German club say.
Tunisia confirm they will play Costa Rica in France in a friendly on 27 March as both nations prepare for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
An inspiration on the pitch, Liberia's new president could struggle to meet expectations off it, writes Fergal Keane.
Uganda's only machine broke in 2016, leaving hundreds of patients without adequate care.
"He is the most handsome man I've ever met and I liked him instantly."
The AfroPunk festival, celebrating alternative black culture, comes to Africa for the first time.
A selection of the best photos from across and about Africa this year.
African photographers select their favourite images of 2017 and explain their power.
A look at the career of Robert Mugabe, who has resigned as Zimbabwe's president after 37 years in power.
The 2CV is a vintage French car. But it is the car of choice for taxi drivers in the African island of Madagascar.
A shocking image of a dehorned black rhino makes Brent Stirton Wildlife Photographer of the Year.
Violent clashes between government and rebel forces has led to huge civilian displacement.
Helping communities feed themselves during political and environmental instability.
The one thing all Zimbabweans yearn for this year is an economic revival.
Ghanaian journalist Elizabeth Ohene looks back at the African leaders who lost power in 2017.
Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani looks at why Nigerians believe they will be the lucky ones to reach Europe.
Instead of shouting to be heard, Nigerian soldiers are being told to learn more languages.
Lamin Ceesay was lucky to survive when the Gambian president took away his drugs and tried to cure him with a paste of herbs. An unknown number died.
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made history in Liberia but was also accused of corruption, writes Tamasin Ford.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Memory is among the themes featuring at the African Biennale of Photography in Mali's capital.
Joseph Warungu peeps into WhatsApp groups to find out who the group administrators really are.