Tunisians have taken to the streets to protest against President Kais Saied. His future depends on whether he is able to find a solution to the economic crisis, say analysts.
Tunisians have voted on a new constitution that would grant the President expanded powers. Activists say the changes would put the country on a path to dictatorship - a decade after Tunisia emerged from the Arab Spring as the region's only democracy.
With political conflict escalating and inflation rising, Tunisians are pessimistic and strapped for cash. Many are considering leaving the country. Others are preparing to protest — again.
A political spat between Morocco and Tunisia continues after being sparked over the weekend by Tunis's hosting of the head of the Polisario Front. But first, a report released by a crisis monitoring organisation suggests that Russian mercenaries in Mali target civilians in well over half of their operations. The report also accuses Wagner fighters of also attacking non-military targets in Central African Republic. Finally, we take a closer look at Egypt's centuries-long tradition of wine making.
Heat and fires are laying waste to Tunisia's grain harvest, as the country struggles with food costs sent soaring by the war in Ukraine.
The vote is being held on the anniversary of Saied's sudden move against the elected parliament when he ousted the government, established emergency rule and began governing by fiat.
Tunisians have started voting in a plebiscite on a draft constitution that critics say would hand the country's president wide powers. With major parties boycotting the vote, analysts are expecting a low turnout.
Tunisia is gearing up for a referendum that would consolidate powers in the presidency, critics say it is a power grab. Kenya's presidential campaign has been hit by misinformation and fake news on social media. And it's the last days of the Women's Africa Cup of Nations in Morocco with the host nation taking on South Africa on Saturday for the title, the run-off for third place takes place on Friday between Nigeria and Zambia.
The cost of climate adaptation for some African nations could be more than five times the amount they currently spend on healthcare. A report by the development agency Tearfund looked at 11 countries on the continent as poorer nations struggle to respond to the climate emergency. Meanwhile, young people in Kenya are feeling little motivation to vote ahead of elections in August, and tennis star Ons Jabeur returns home to Tunisia to a cheering crowd.
Tunisia has ground to a halt under strike action, with skyrocketing inflation and unpopular reforms sending tens of thousands into the streets. We hear more from our correspondent in Tunis. Also, many Nigerians who fled to neighbouring Niger under the tyranny of Boko Haram are being called on to return home. And we see how a Paris tech show is honouring startups in Africa with the Africa Tech Award.
President Kais Saied issued the order with a list of judges to be dismissed, accusing them of corruption and stalling terrorism cases. Critics have blasted the dismissals as an "affront" to judicial independence.
As Tunisia’s president continues on his autocratic path while the economy is on its knees, can international aid return the country to a democratic track?