The discovery in Nigeria re-energizes hope among those who have rallied around the slogan "Bring back our girls."
Military and police deployed across the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo as president Joseph Kabila says he intends to remain in power after the end of his term, with new elections delayed indefinitely.
Most agree that simple cash transfers can help in the shorter-term. But the longer-term effects are uncertain because of a complex mix of factors.
Before it was shut down, the fake embassy in Ghana's capital, Accra, issued an unknown number of counterfeit and stolen visas.
The death of a fish vendor who was attempting to retrieve fish confiscated by police has sparked large protests in several cities, a rarity in a country whose king holds nearly absolute power.
South African is the second African nation to pull out of the ICC this week. Has the African continent been unfairly targeted by the criminal court?
A Chibok community leader says that 100 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram fear the stigma they may face upon returning home after spending more than two years as prisoners of the extremist group.