Former Cameroon captain, Rigobert Song, who suffered a brain aneurysm ten months ago, takes charge of the home-based national side in CHAN qualifiers.
Those held are all from English-speaking regions and said to have been seized some six months ago.
At least 21 people are killed and many more injured as two trains collide head on in Alexandria.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa and of Africans this week.
The electoral commission says claims of a victory for Raila Odinga could be deemed illegal.
The number of arrivals has tripled compared to the same period last year, a Un agency says.
South Africa's deputy education minister is freed on bail after being accused of assaulting a woman.
Stoke City's Egypt international winger, Ramadan Sobhi, signs a new five-year contract with the English Premier League club.
Stephen McGown, who has South African and UK nationality, was kidnapped from Mali in 2011.
Botswana will declare a national holiday in honour of Isaac Makwala if he wins 200m gold at the World Championships.