Liberia's ex-President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the world must conquer fear to deal with coronavirus.
Long-delayed parliamentary elections are being held a day after the country's first Covid-19 death.
The death of young Zimbabwean journalist Zororo Makamba exposes his country's healthcare problems.
Church leaders in Nigeria and Kenya urge Christians to fight coronavirus by not going to church.
Manu Dibango, whose Soul Makossa filled New York dance floors, died this week at the age of 86.