A 72 hour deadline for surrender issued against Tigray fighters runs out and Prime minister Abiy Ahmed rejects all international interference. In Senegal, campaigners are slowly making headway in changing attitudes of families who continue to impose FGM on their daughters. And finally the continent reacts to the passing of football legend Diego Maradona.
This week we begin in India, which has registered a total of more than 3.6 million Covid-19 infections. We see how women volunteers, healthcare professionals and social workers are on the frontlines of the country's battle against the virus, particularly in rural areas. Next, we head to Wuhan in China, the ground zero of the Covid-19 pandemic. Authorities say they have defeated the virus there thanks to strict measures.
In Nairobi's Kibera, a young fashion designer is trying to turn the tide against coronavirus. David Avido Ochieng's facemasks aren't just beautiful to look at – they also alert his fellow residents to the threat of coronavirus and the importance of preventative measures.
A mother mourns her 15-year-old son, killed by a stray bullet during afternoon prayers in Marawi, southern Philippines, where heavy fighting continues more than two weeks after hundreds of militants waving the black Islamic State (IS) group flag rampaged through the city, seizing parts of it.