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.
Senegal closes its border with Guinea because of the deadly Ebola outbreak, despite WHO warnings that such measures are counter-productive.
Forces hope Miss Uganda will boost agriculture.
Two tourist buses collide near Sharm El-Sheikh in Egypt's Sinai peninsula, leaving 33 people dead and 41 injured, officials say.
Former 400m world champion Amantle Montsho faces a two-year ban after her B sample drugs test came back positive. BBC Sport
Stephen Keshi appears to rule himself out of a return as Nigeria coach after losing patience with the Nigeria Football Federation. BBC Sport
TP Mazembe and CS Sfaxien need a point each this weekend to avoid each other in the Champions League semi-finals. BBC Sport
Will Ebola change Africa's customs and healthcare?
How Ebola crisis has affected West Africa's economies
A doctor reports from Sierra Leone's Ebola front line
The teenage Rwandans pedalling their way out of poverty BBC Sport
A BBC podcast with health advice about the Ebola outbreak
Remembering Africans who fought for Britain in WW1
Starting a beer revolution in Africa
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