Professor Sebsebe Demissew wants to open the country's first botanic garden.
West Ham striker Diafra Sakho is unlikely to play again this season because of the back injury he suffered in November.
Kenya is the first country to sell government bonds exclusively to citizens via their phones.
The Indian vaccine, which protects against gastroenteritis caused by rotavirus, was tested in Niger.
The latest victim appears to be a mother assaulted for four hours in front of her son.
New Ivory Coast coach Marc Wilmots says persuading Yaya Toure to end his international retirement is a top priority.
A recent court case in Nigeria highlights concerns that locally made drinks may be considered unsafe for human consumption.
A religious TV channel in Senegal blames an unidentified saboteur after it broadcast a porn film.
What's up Africa satirist Ikenna Azuike looks at Kenya's prophecies and whether people rely on them more than the weather channel, or their local bookmakers.
Police say the incident is "highly regrettable" and launch a manhunt for four officers.