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.
Nigeria confirms its first Ebola death outside Lagos, a doctor in oil hub Port Harcourt, as more than 1,500 deaths are confirmed.
Cameroon's all-time leading goalscorer Samuel Eto'o announces his retirement from international football. BBC Sport
US police say Equatorial Guinea's ambassador is suspected of beating a girl with a chair leg but won't be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity.
Mali want their Nations Cup tie in Algeria moved to a neutral venue over fears of violence, and also bid to host 2017. BBC Sport
Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich sign Morocco defender Mehdi Benatia from Roma for an undisclosed fee. BBC Sport
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