23 September 2014 Last updated at 08:17

Algeria militants seize French manMountains in Kabylie region of Algeria (file image)

Militants linked to Islamic State have seized a French tourist in Algeria and demanded an end to French air strikes in Iraq, France confirms.


A man travels along a street in his wheelchair during a three-day lockdown to prevent the spread on the Ebola virus in Freetown, Sierra Leone, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014Sierra Leone hails Ebola lockdown

Authorities in Sierra Leone say a three-day curfew aimed at containing the Ebola outbreak has been a success and will not be extended.

The Confederation of African Football logoJS Kabylie given two-year Caf ban

Algerian club JS Kabylie are banned for two years from continental tournaments after a player was killed by a missile thrown from the crowd. BBC Sport

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