Liberia has been briefly cut off from the internet by hackers targeting its only link to the global network.
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
Ugandan court orders low-cost private schools to close over poor sanitation and curriculum concerns.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has apologised to the club for "misunderstandings from the past".
Tanzania's president John Magufuli marks one year in office today. What has he achieved? The BBC's Dickens Olewe reports on the highs and lows.
Swiss prosecutors investigating corruption seize 11 cars from Equatorial Guinea leader's son.
Clive Derby-Lewis, jailed for the 1993 murder of anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani, dies at 80.
Ghana forward Asamoah Gyan will miss the 2018 World Cup showdown against Egypt on 13 November through injury.
Police have fired tear gas and water cannon at protesters and journalists at an anti-corruption rally in the Kenyan capital Nairobi.
A human rights organisation accuses Italian police of using violent tactics to fingerprint migrants.