Arise Africa Fashion Week has been so successful in Lagos that organisers are planning to make it a major fixture on the global fashion calendar.
After crashing into cars on a bridge over Abidjan's lagoon, a bus in Côte d'Ivoire plunged into the waterway, killing at least 35 passengers.
Côte d'Ivoire has announced an inquiry into atrocities committed during the bloody post-election crisis.
Côte d'Ivoire's government pledged on Friday to lead "reconciliation and reconstruction" as the country strives to recover from a post-polll crisis.
Atrocities being committed against real or perceived supporters of former leader Laurent Gbagbo, says Amnesty International.
UN investigators in Côte d'Ivoire have determined there were at least 68 bodies in a mass grave discovered on a soccer field in Abidjan.
Fresh fighting and splits in the coalition that brought Alassane Ouattara to power could derail Côte d'Ivoire's recovery.
Talk of "Ouattara's forces" having overthrown Gbagbo is misleading and hides a far more complex situation, writes Richard Moncrieff.
After months of bloodshed Côte d'Ivoire's recovery gained pace on Friday as Ouattara's regime restarted schooling, cocoa exports and its newspaper.
President Ouattara stamped his new authority on Côte d'Ivoire on Thursday, as troops formerly loyal to his ousted rival pledged him their allegiance.
Gunshots and pillaging marred the first day of the Ouatarra era in Côte d'Ivoire's main city, where residents cowered in fear after Gbagbo's collapse.
Côte d'Ivoire's Gbagbo appeared on state TV to call for an end to fighting after he was captured by French forces and his presidential rival's troops.
UN and French helicopters attacked forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's Laurent Gbagbo, damaging the presidential residence in Abidjan.
UN and French helicopters attacked forces loyal to incumbent Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo late into Sunday night.
Forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire's elected president killed hundreds of civilians and raped his rival's supporters, Human Rights Watch said.
Forces loyal to Côte d'Ivoire incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo stepped up a counter-attack on presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara on Saturday.
Côte d'Ivoire presidential claimant Alassane Ouattara has called for an end to sanctions and sought to return the war-torn country to normal.
More gunfire shook Côte d'Ivoire's main city on Thursday but Laurent Gbagbo remained holed up in his bunker, protected by about 200 men.
South Africa's ambassador and embassy staff were in the process of being evacuated from the Côte d'Ivoire's capital Abidjan.
Laurent Gbagbo may be on his way out in Côte d'Ivoire but Alassane Ouattara will inherit a divided country, an unsolved massacre and chaos in Abidjan.