Egypt says its army will continue its offensive in the Sinai Peninsula until it is cleared of Islamic State militants, after clashes left more than 100 dead.
A second case of Ebola is confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday - the first cases for seven weeks.
Mozambique decriminalises homosexuality in its new penal code, making it one of a few African countries where same-sex relationships are legal.
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Nigerians share stories about everyday sexism
Why do African presidents insist on calling themselves doctors?
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A key figure in South Africa's football World Cup bid suggests there may be some truth to a claim that a $10m bribe was paid to secure the 2010 tournament.
Could there be an upset in Tanzania's election?
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