[DW] Senior figures have urged Eritrea to leave the region, saying mass atrocities were being committed and millions of people could go hungry without assistance.
[DW] The COVID-19 pandemic has provided African autocrats with the perfect set of circumstances to restrict civil liberties, rights activists say. China's growing influence on the continent may play a role, a report warns.
[DW] Elections in Ivory Coast are a chance for the opposition to regain power, with President Alassane Ouattara ruling with a majority. The outcome could decide the future of Ivorian parties, international observers say.
[DW] Morocco's Foreign Minister Nasser Bourita has cited "deep disagreements" with Germany over Berlin's stance on Western Sahara, according to local media.
[DW] Ghana's President Nana Akufo-Addo became the world's first recipient of a coronavirus vaccine from Covax, a scheme to help poorer countries acquire jabs. Some 600,000 doses are set to be distributed across the country.
[DW] Ethiopia has claimed that an Amnesty report painting a dark picture of the Tigray crisis supports misinformation. Yet the country has tried to keep international journalists far from witnesses and out of the region.
[DW] In an exclusive interview with DW, defeated opposition candidate Mahamane Ousmane warns unrest will continue in Niger until the "popular vote" is reflected and authorities put an end to mass arrests.
[DW] A former rebel leader said several members of his family, including his mother, were killed. He is planning to participate in the country's presidential election.
[DW] A spat among Tunisia's president, prime minister and parliament has brought the government to a grinding halt as the country battles COVID and an economic recession.
[DW] Gunmen have abducted hundreds of children in an attack on a boarding school. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said his government would not "succumb to blackmail by bandits."