In Nigeria, over 300 schoolgirls were abducted in the northwest of the country: the third such mass kidnapping in three months.
Amnesty International has issued a damning report saying Eritrean troops massacred hundreds in the Tigray region of Ethiopia last November. Eritrea has denied the allegations.
And in Ghana, an LGBT centre has been forced to temporarilly shut down just weeks after it opened in Accra. The closure came after threats of violence – we talk to Wendy Isaack of Human Rights Watch about the incident and what it says about discrimination against LGBT people in the country.