9 August 2014
The defence and prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial have spent more time trying to discredit each other's arguments than putting forward accounts of their own, says the BBC's Andrew Harding.
Mali says it intends to prosecute parents who send their underage children to Europe as migrants but needs Europe's co-operation to do so.
Rebels in South Sudan deny an allegation that they shot down a UN helicopter, which crashed near the oil hub of Bentiu, killing three crew.
More than 3,000 books from author Doris Lessing's collection have been given to Zimbabwe after her death.
Mali approaches Caf about moving their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Algeria moved to a neutral venue over fears of violence. BBC Sport
The Nigeria FA is in disarray after meetings on Tuesday resulted in a controversial election and a split in the body. BBC Sport
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