Analysis: Turkey is positioning itself as an alternative ally to China, Russia, and former colonial Western powers on the continent. With many African countries also seeking out new partners, it seems their interests have converged.
In-depth: After an agreement with the Italian government, Somalia's state radio station will resume Italian broadcasts. But a lot of Somalis are unimpressed by the decision to reintroduce the language of its former colonial power on national radio.
In-depth: As the Nile dam dispute between Egypt and Ethiopia heats up, religious leaders in both countries are weighing in. Whilst this development risks increasing tensions, it also presents opportunities for dialogue.