In Egypt, Hind Wajih Othman has entered a profession usually perceived as male-dominated, qualifying as the country's first female bodyguard.
Photographer Mahesh Shantaram documents the lives of Africans living in India.
At least seven people are killed in a bomb and gun attack on a beach restaurant in the Somali capital Mogadishu.
Algeria international Nabil Bentaleb joins German side Schalke on a season-long loan from Tottenham.
A teller at Somalia's central bank is on the run after allegedly stealing $530,000, exchanging the notes for fakes, the bank's governor says.
Ivory Coast forward Salomon Kalou is set to miss the Nations Cup qualifier with Sierra Leone after suffering two family bereavements.
Kenyan athletes express anger after being stranded in a Rio shanty town where gunshots could be heard, after the closure of the Olympic village.
Satirist Ikenna Azuike is in Malawi to find out why the African country won no Olympic medals.
Nine Nigerian banks are suspended from foreign currency trading for not paying a total of $2bn owed to the government, a central bank source tells the BBC.
South Africa's finance minister has said he will not appear before the police despite a request to do so.