The restriction on movement is to try and slow down the spread of coronavirus.
Coronavirus in Africa: Your questions answered
A special podcast where we put your questions about the coronavirus pandemic to the World Health Organisation
Tunisian factory in self-isolation to produce Covid-19 protective gear
Tunisian factory chooses lockdown to produce medical masks; Libya conflict could move into dangerous new phase; Anti-malaria drug will be sold only by prescription in Nigeria
South Africa prepares for 21-day lockdown
South Africa prepares for national lockdown; Cameroon rebels declare temproary ceasefire; A $3 billion coronavirus loan package for Africa
Social distancing in Africa's most populous city
How do you enforce social distancing in Africa's most populous city? We ask authorities in Lagos, who has announced the shut down of restaurants, some open markets and courts to curb the spread of Covid19
Ninety-two Chadian soldiers are killed during an attack on Monday by Islamist group Boko Haram. The deadliest in Chad.
We listen to the soothing sound of the Ghanaian instrument Seprewa and find out all about its history thanks to the expertise of musician Osei Korankye.