29 September 2014
With the political rise of President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace, the BBC's Andrew Harding considers if Zimbabwe is witnessing the birth of a dynasty.
A video is released showing the purported leader of Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram dismissing the army's allegations he is dead.
Award-winning Zimbabwean writer Chenjerai Hove calls on Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe to hand back her PhD as students demand an investigation.
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group.
Fifa president Sepp Blatter endorses Amaju Pinnick following his election as Nigeria Football Federation president. BBC Sport
Ghana caretaker coach Maxwell Konadu hands Kwabena Adusei his first call-up in the squad to face Guinea this month. BBC Sport
Exhibition of gay Nigerian photographer's work
Tunisian women take a step backwards as poll contenders
Abused and unpaid - story of an Ethiopian servant in Saudi Arabia
Photos of men and women who risk all to get rich
The political rise of Robert Mugabe's wife Grace
South African rapper Tumi Molekane on his song Signs
Algeria in shock over beheading of French tourist
An Amharic proverb sent by Fikre Gebrekidan, Mekele, Ethiopia
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