South Sudan's army and allied militias "abducted, torched and gang-raped girls" during fighting against rebel forces in Unity state, a UN report says.
New Ebola case in Liberia after seven weeks of being 'Ebola-free', US critical of Burundi poll and other African news stories
A new opinion poll suggests that 87% of people in Nigeria support the legal ban on same-sex relations, compared with 96% five years ago.
The body of a dead Liberian man tests positive for Ebola - the country's first reported case since it was declared free of the disease.
Why do African presidents insist on calling themselves doctors?
What we know so far
Disbelief in village where alleged Tunisia gunman was born
Howling blues to twisted love with DJ Rita Ray
What we have learnt about the continent this week
Frustration as politicians escape blame for Marikana deaths
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?
Dealing with crime on the streets of Soho