Local TPLF forces deny claims by the Ethiopia army that they have been crushed across the region.
Nurse Tshego is fighting a virus that brings her face to face with stigma, poverty and corruption.
A climate activist has won a prestigious prize for leading the battle to block it being built in Ghana.
Former Portsmouth boss Harry Redknapp says he was "lucky to have managed" late Senegal midfielder Papa Bouba Diop.
The country has rebuffed African efforts to find a negotiated settlement to the Tigray conflict.
Families fleeing the conflict in Tigray tell the BBC they have been cut off from relatives.
A selection of the week's best photos from across the continent.
Cameroon's PWD Bamenda are set for the Champions League five years after being in the fourth-tier all against a backdrop of political tension and violence.
After being labelled "patient zero", a small-town physician in Canada was shunned.
The Somali government retrains defectors from the al-Shabab militant group as barbers, drivers, mechanics and tailors.
With communications largely cut to the Tigray region, both sides in the conflict are trying to control the narrative.
Some ethnic Tigrayans complain of harassment and discrimination - an allegation the government denies.
Three consequences of the ongoing crisis in Tigray.
War veteran and ex-minister Debretsion Gebremichael now leads the struggle against the government.
A conflict in the Tigray region is threatening to destabilise East Africa. This is why.
The prime minister was left with no option but to respond with force, the attorney general says.
Manipulated and false images with no relation to the crisis in Ethiopia are being shared online.
The BBC's Anne Soy reports that aid agencies are struggling to cope as refugees continue to arrive.
A BBC journalist on the fears for her family in Ethiopia's Tigray region following an outbreak of fighting.
With accusations of Eritrean involvement and thousands fleeing, the Tigray conflict could have serious repercussions.
The warring sides in Tigray see history very differently, and that could cost tens of thousands of lives.
How South African women defeated plans to restrict the movement of black South Africans.
BBC correspondents across the east Africa region explain the impact for Ethiopia and its neighbours.
Esra, a former political prisoner in Egypt describes the physical abuse she experienced while in detention.
William Moss of Johns Hopkins university doesn't expect the vaccines to be available in Africa until late 2021.
Nigerian comedy star Emmanuella Samuel used her YouTube earnings to build a house for her parents.
Zahara, a platinum-selling singer in South Africa, talks to the BBC about surviving a violent attack.
A Nigerian student who struggled with psoriasis for years has written a book about her experience.
Wolves striker Raul Jimenez has surgery on a fractured skull suffered in a clash of heads during his side's Premier League win at Arsenal.
Chelsea are not noted for giving managers time, but Frank Lampard is not in a position where he has to ask for patience, says MOTD2 pundit Alan Shearer.
Jurgen Klopp and Ederson think concussion substitutes should be introduced after Sunday's serious clash of heads between Raul Jimenez and David Luiz.
Manchester United striker Edinson Cavani apologises for a deleted social media post containing a Spanish phrase that is offensive in some contexts.
Authorities are trying to establish if there was negligence in the treatment of the Argentine star.
Match of the Day 2 pundits Alan Shearer and Jermaine Jenas call for rule changes to allow concussion substitutions after the clash of heads between Wolves' Raul Jimenez and Arsenal's David Luiz.
The draw for the third round of the FA Cup takes place on Monday evening and is live on the BBC.
Jurgen Klopp says he doesn't have enough players to rotate his Liverpool squad against Ajax, with midfielder Thiago Alcantara set to miss all of December.
Tottenham Hotspur "are a pony" who are not in the title race, says boss Jose Mourinho as they go top of the Premier League table.
Northern Ireland were almost written off in Euro 2022 qualifying before a ball was kicked, so how did Kenny Shiels' side move from outsiders to potential history makers?
What has gone wrong at a club that have won nine consecutive league titles and are one game from a fourth consecutive treble?
Manchester United defender Abbie McManus joins England's training camp at St George's Park.
Sami Khedira says Premier League move an option, keeper Donnarumma wants to stay at AC Milan, Liverpool have not made Schuurs bid, plus more.
Niall Cummins scores in the very last minute of extra time to send eighth-tier Marine into the third round of the FA Cup.
Match of the Day pundit Alan Shearer analyses how substitute Edison Cavani changed the game for Manchester United.
Watch highlights as Stockport County needed extra time to get past National League strugglers Yeovil Town in the FA Cup second round.
League Two Stevenage shock Hull City with a dramatic penalty shootout win in the second round of the FA Cup.
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta says his team's results at home are "not good enough", and admits his team are struggling to score goals, after a 2-1 defeat at home to Wolves.
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho praises his side's "very good control" after a 0-0 Premier League draw at Stamford Bridge.
Match of the Day pundit Danny Murphy analyses Riyad Mahrez's star performance in Manchester City's 5-0 win over Burnley, in which the Algerian forward scored a hat-trick.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard says his team "were on top" of Tottenham Hotspur and "created more chances" in the match that ended in a goalless draw at Stamford Bridge.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is "very pleased" with the contribution of Edinson Cavani, after the striker set up one goal and scored two more in a 3-2 win over Southampton.
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