Going live in five minutes with the official Burkina Faso supporters' club for #AFCON2017. We will meet this fan, who has been named as the best mascot of the tournament by CAF. We'll ask him what exactly is on his head!
Ivory Coast school students angry at an absence of teachers during an ongoing civil servants strike have taken to the streets to protest against the impact on their education. In the commercial capital Abidjan, pupils blocked roads and roundabouts and were in some cases dispersed by police using tear gas. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
An Ivory Coast MP who had been critical of a mutiny last week across barracks in the country says he was briefly detained by soldiers who took part in a mutiny over pay and conditions. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
Tunisian security forces "wasted time" before responding to a massacre on a beach resort as 38 people, mostly British tourists, were shot dead, a UK coroner has heard. Local units "deliberately and unjustifiably slowed down to delay their arrival at the hotel" as Islamist gunman Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire, said the counsel to the inquest into the British deaths. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
Kenya's electoral commission has kicked off a major voter registration campaign intended to add about 6m of 9m unregistered voters to the electoral roll. It will continue until 14 February and is open to all Kenyans aged 18 or over who are able to produce a valid national identity card or passport. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
A UN report into violence in South Sudan, has described grave human rights abuses, rapes, killings and serious violations of international humanitarian law – some possibly amounting to war crimes. The report into the violence in the capital Juba in July blames both government and opposition forces. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
Paul Polman, the head of Unilever, talks about the business and the African proverb that he says informs the way he runs his company. He will be launching the Business and Sustainable Development Commission's report on global goals in Davos this week. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
Mozambique's economic crisis is set to deepen following the government's announcement that it will miss a $60m (£50m) interest payment on a 2023 bond. The finance ministry blamed the ongoing cash crunch to hidden debt, falls in commodity prices and a cut-off in aid. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
So when you are locked up in one of South Africa's most notorious prisons what can you do to keep calm and carry on? Well, Pollsmoor prison in Cape Town has introduced a yoga programme in an effort to lower aggression and reduce reoffending. But does it work?
Kenyans are using #MyBadDoctorExperience to comment on the ongoing crisis in the health sector which has been paralysed nationwide by a doctors strike. The hashtag was initially for doctors to speak about their experiences but strike opponents have been getting involved too. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
The eight-year-old son of Gambian President-elect Adama Barrow has died after being bitten by a dog. Habibou Barrow is reported to have died on the way to the hospital after Sunday's incident in Manjai near Banjul. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
Kenyan artist Evans Yegon is sad to see President Barack Obama leave office, AP reports from Nairobi. The artist has made a name for himself painting $1,000 ( £830) portraits of Mr Obama and he's finding the new focus of his work, Donald Trump, a hard sell. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told the BBC that Gambian President Yahya Jammeh played a "ruse" on her by recording a telephone conversation between the two leaders and broadcasting it later on national TV. #BBCAfricaLive [ Bbc.in Link ]