Britain is providing Chinook helicopters to help French troops fighting insurgents in Mali.
Amidst tension over Ethiopia's Rennaisance Dam - Egypt's President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi meets with Prime Minister Haile Mariam Desalegn.
And the river gods preventing girls from achieving their full potential.
Ethiopia Opposition Leader Freed
Ethiopian opposition leader freed after spending over a year in prison facing various charges including affiliation with terrorist groups. A woman in Guinea arrested for a pregnancy scam. Innovative architecture for informal houses in South Africa.
Nigeria releases Boko Haram suspects
Over 200 Boko Haram suspects have been released from detention following a de-radicalisation programme in north eastern Nigeria ; Blood supplies shortage in Uganda triggers suspension of surgery operations; The World Food Programme organisation raises the alarm on thousands of children facing starvation in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Ethiopian Court Drops Charges Against Opposition Leader
The Ethiopian court ruling comes just hours after the government announced it would release more than 500 suspects; Children flee their schools in fear of attacks by separatist militants active in the Cameroon south west region; In Somalia Al-Shabab threatens rural communities in order to search for young recruits.
Africa Reacts To Trump's Alleged Coarse Remarks
The African Union joins United Nations in taking strong exception to Trump's language; New developments in ongoing street protests in Tunisia; Has a team of scientists in Johannesburg found alien material in a rock found in Egypt?