Naomi Adamu was abducted by Islamist militants from Chibok, Nigeria, in 2014 and spent three years in captivity.
Over 600 people were injured in the huge explosion at a military base in the city of Bata.
More protests are planned as the popular opposition leader calls rape charges politically motivated.
South Africa's Patrice Motsepe will become Caf president on Friday after Ahmad's Fifa ban is reduced, but not overturned, by the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
South African Zinhle Ndawonde combines playing one of the world's toughest sports with one of the world's toughest jobs.
As many as 30 people may have died at the facility, which was holding migrants mostly from Ethiopia.
In the country with the world's highest prevalence of HIV, Thembi Nkambule doesn't want people to die of Aids ashamed and alone.
There have been fatalities and significant damage to property in Bata, state TV reports.
Five people are now known to have died after protests over opposition leader Ousmane Sonko's arrest.
Ghana celebrates independence day by beating Uganda 2-0 in Nouakchott on Saturday to win their first African Under-20 championship title in 10 years.
UFC light-heavyweight champion Jan Blachowicz sees off middleweight challenger Israel Adesanya at UFC 259, where Amanda Nunes also wins again.
The BBC's Girmay Gebru recounts his experience of being detained in Ethiopia's Tigray region.
Actress Nomzamo Mbatha on the importance of Coming 2 America "celebrating blackness" on screen.
Ten years ago, Egyptians took to the streets calling for the overthrow of President Hosni Mubarak
Patrice Motsepe's status as the next Caf president is all but secured after the final eligible candidate for the role pulled out of the race on Saturday.
Italian is the lingua franca of Malindi, which can be a culture shock when walking its old Swahili streets.
Aid will be more than 60% less, a leaked email suggests, but the government says no decision has been made.
Expectation that the next Caf president could be determined over the next 72 hours increases as Augustin Senghor withdraws from the race.
Dr Michael K Obeng, who operated on Tessica Brown, says she will make a full recovery.
Ousmane Sonko is accused of rape but his supporters say the allegations are politically motivated.