Violent clashes between Hema and Lendu communities in the Ituri province of DR Congo have led to a mass exodus of people away from a region that is also a hot spot of an ongoing Ebola outbreak. According to a report from the United Nations Refugee Agency, over 300,000 people are escaping violence, looking for refuge in neighbouring areas and in bordering Uganda.
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi has been buried in Cairo this morning, less than twenty-four hours after he collapsed in court and died. But was a post mortem carried out? We ask the BBC's Ranyah Sabry who is following the events from Cairo.
We visit the Lesotho's prisons that three years ago began distributing free condoms, to find out whether the initiative has been successful in curbing HIV infection among male and female inmates.
Egypt's ousted president Mohammed Morsi dies during trial
Egypt's former President Mohammed Morsi, who was ousted by the military in 2013, has died after fainting in a courtroom, officials say.
At least 30 people have been killed in a suicide attack in north-eastern Nigeria, while watching a televised football match, officials say.
And a BBC investigation in Uganda has uncovered evidence that life-saving drugs meant for the sick are being stolen and sold on illegally and how some health workers are the perpetrators.
WHO in emergency meeting over Ebola
The World Health Organization (WHO) has deciced in an emergency meeting that the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has killed about 1,400 people, is not an international public health emergency.
Tanzanian women have reacted with surprise and anger at the news that Finance Minister Philip Mpango is introducing a 25% tax on imported wigs and hair extensions.
And in Sudan, the Transitional Military Council has admitted ordering the break-up of a pro-democracy camp outside the army headquarters in the capital on
3 June but denies allegations the militia raped women, men and children during the attack.
Kenya's female MPs walk out
Female parliamentarians in Kenya walk out after one of their colleagues said she was slapped by a male counterpart; Congo's health minister on the Ebola positive people who crossed their border into Uganda; and the high price of an internet shutdown.
Uganda's resources against Ebola
Rwanda's Minister of Health says it has "intensified surveillance at ports of entry, health facilities and at community level". The statement comes in response to three confirmed cross-border cases of Ebola infections in neighbouring Uganda through the eastern DRC border. We also hear from Uganda's Minister of Health Dr Jane Ruth Aceng who says the country is prepared to contrast the spread of the virus.
The former Algerian Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia has been taken into custody over alleged corruption. Mr Ouyahia served under ex-President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was forced to resign in April after weeks of street protests. From the capital Algiers, we speak to journalist Maher Mezahi.
Scraps of news articles, real-life stories, fragments of conversations; the unresolved mysteries on the streets of Lagos inspire the work of writer Toni Kan. His latest book 'Nights of the Creaking Bed' is a work of suspense condensed in a collection of short stories, the first in a new series from African publishing house Cassava Republic.