16 April 2014 Last updated at 17:13

Reeva Steenkamp shot in 'rapid fire'

The girlfriend of South African athlete Oscar Pistorius was shot in quick succession, a forensics expert says, contradicting police ballistics testimony.


Dollars being exchangedRemittance fees 'hurt Africans'

Communities in sub-Saharan Africa are being "hurt" by high fees charged by money transfer operators, charity Comic Relief says.

Chadian peacekeepers in CAR'Last' Chadian soldier leaves CAR

Chad has withdrawn all its peacekeepers from the Central African Republic, an official confirms, after accusations they sided with Muslim rebels.

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