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.
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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.
Sudan government forces and ex al-Bashir loyalist exchange gunfire
There has been a heavy exchange of gunfire in the Sudanese capital Khartoum, around the headquarters of general intelligence services.
Sahel region's leaders have agreed to share their military forces with France. The BBC's Lamine Konkobo was at the meeting last night and tells us the details.
A swarm of locusts that has wreaked havoc in the Horn of Africa has moved further south in Kenya, posing a great risk to food crops and... airplanes.
Lesotho's First Lady ends up on the police wanted list
Leaders of five African nations meet in France for a summit on the spiralling insecurity in the Sahel.
Mystery over the whereabouts of Lesotho's first lady, who has been wanted by the police since Friday evening.
Northern Nigeria is often seen as more conservative than the south. A perception hip hop artist BOC Madaki wants to challenge.