During Belgian colonial rule in what is today Rwanda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of Congo, about 20,000 mixed race children were removed from their families. Prudent Nsengiyumva of BBC Great Lakes went to Belgium to meet Luc Van Damme and Josline Droogmans, both separated from their mothers as children.
Image: Luc Van Damme (R) shows Prudent Nsengiyumva (L) childhood photos
Idlib's “double tap” airstrike
BBC Arabic's investigations unit has pieced together the story of a so-called "double tap" airstrike on a market in Syria's Idlib province in which 39 people were killed. Nader Ibrahim explains how they put the story together, when it's too dangerous to go there, and Russian air force authorities deny it ever happened.
Picture: Emergency workers in rubble of bombed Maarat al-Nurman market, Idlib Province
Credit: Hadi al-Abdallah/YouTube
Lessons for Hong Kong from Ukraine
Last week, protesters in Hong Kong organised screenings of a Netflix documentary about Ukraine's Maidan Square protests called ‘Winter on Fire’. Jeff Li and Fan Wang of BBC Chinese met some protesters moved to see their own situation mirrored in past events in Ukraine. And for Diana Kuryshko of BBC Ukrainian, events in Hong Kong brought back memories of 2014.
Image: Masked Hong Kong protester against backdrop teargas
Credit: ANTHONY WALLACE/AFP/Getty Images
Meeting Bobi Wine
Ugandan rap star turned politician, Bobi Wine, recently announced that he was officially going to run for the presidency. He is a source of controversy and admiration, and Catherine Byaruhanga of BBC Africa has been to meet him.
Image: Bobi Wine
Credit: ISAAC KASAMANI/AFP/Getty Images
A celebration of peace
It's been a year since mediation began to end violent clashes in the Somali region of Ethiopia that pitted Oromo people against ethnic Somalis. Bashkas Jugsoda’ay of BBC Somali and Habtamu Tibebu of BBC Afaan Oromo have been to the regional capital Jijiga to speak to people affected by the fighting and witness a peace meeting between the two communities.