There's been horror and outrage in South Africa over news that 21 teenage boys have died during circumcision ceremonies. And interestingly it's traditional leaders who are demanding the police and the National Prosecution Authority take action after the deaths.
Can you have Migration with dignity? On UN International Migrant's Day we hear from two Nigerian women who decided to return after enduring tough challenges along their journey to Europe. We also go to Austria, one of Europe's countries with the tightest policies on migration, where a conference on digital cooperation with Africa kicks off today.
How in Uganda scientists are spying on bats in the hope to find out how one of the world's deadliest viruses spread
Ethiopia confirms troop withdrawals
Ethiopia has confirmed the withdrawal of troops from Badme, a town formerly contested with Eritrea. This is seen as a concrete sign that the relationship between the two countries has warmed up following a peace agreement signed in July.
The First Lady of Sierra Leone, Fatima Bio, launches a campaign to fight child marriage and gender-based violence in her country and beyond.
An online petition accusing Disney of 'colonialism and robbery' for trademarking the Swahili phrase 'Hakuna Matata' (meaning 'No Problem') gathers over 30000 signatures.
Liverpool's Mo Salah Voted BBC African Footballer Of The Year
Liverpool forward Mo Salah wins BBC African Footballer of the Year; UN warns violence in the CAR could spread to region; And we discover the rock art of Somaliland.
Fire destroys 8,000 electronic voting machines days before DRC polls
A massive fire at a major depot housing voting materials raises suspicions in the DRC.Plus: The Trump administration's strategy to counter China and Russia in Africa. Also: Eritrea's president visits Somalia. But why was Ethiopia's Abiy Ahmed not there?
As elections loom in DR Congo, the opposition say security forces have killed two of their supporters
At least two people have been killed in clashes with police on the sidelines of an opposition rally in the east of the DR Congo. Campaigning is on for the Presidential elections in 11 days time. Plus: Mozambique's government gives its opponents - RENAMO - three senior army posts. And: Is sex in a car between consenting adults a crime? We have a view from the police in Nigeria.