The US authorities have charged 80 people, "most of whom are Nigerian nationals", with participating in a conspiracy to steal millions of dollars, according to prosecutors.
Scientists say they have successfully extracted eggs from the world’s last two surviving northern white females rhinos as they race to save the species from extinction.
Five young people have been killed and twenty-one injured at a rap concert in Algeria.
South Africa's President Ramaphosa in a feisty exchange
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was forced to defend himself in a question and answer session in parliament, over donations and funding for his electoral campaign.
A Zimbabwean comedian Samantha Kureya, known by her stage name "Gonyeti", has been found after being abducted and beaten by masked gunmen in the capital Harare, her relatives and colleagues say.
And Nigerian artist D'Banj talks about his son and the business of music.
Presidents of Uganda and Rwanda agree to end dispute
Presidents Yoweri Museveni and Paul Kagame signed the deal in Angola in the presence of regional heads of state who acted as mediators, ending months of tensions that saw the two neighbours accusing each other actions aimed at destabilising peace in either country; a South African judge lays down rules restricting when the old apartheid era flag can be used; and we delve into the world of comedy and hear from Njambi McGrath - a Kenyan woman who started out as a teacher and realised she had a talent for making people laugh.
Cameroon separatists jailed for life
The leader of the self-declared Governing Council of Ambazonia, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, is among 10 who have been convicted in the capital Yaoundé..
Plus we hear from two acid burn survivors in Uganda, where cases of the crime in the capital Kampala are on the rise.
And we hear from feminist and human rights activist Sylvie Nsanga, after a beer company in Rwanda printing labels on their bottles with jokes printed on them, which appeared to be sexist has sparked an online outrage.
Sudan puts ex-president Bashir on trial for corruption
Sudan puts Bashir on trial for corruption; Where's the best place to educate your kids - back home or in the diaspora?; And the Kenyan chef who cooked for 75 hours non-stop.