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Nel - seemingly never a man to miss an opportunity for a tea break, asks judge for a short interval before next witness. #OscarPistorius
A verdict is due at the International Criminal Court trial of DR Congo militia leader Germain Katanga, accused of being behind a village massacre.
Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
Four Nigerian men receive 20 lashes each after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicts them of gay sex, officials say.
Egypt's FA suspends Salah Amin after accusing him of gesturing in support of the country's military chief. BBC Sport
A friendly international between Kenya and Sudan is called off following a row over the venue and timing of the match. BBC Sport
Cameroon will play Macedonia and Paraguay in Austria at the end of May as part of their preparations for the World Cup. BBC Sport
The country where you'll find No Fingers, Stutterer and White Hair
Photos of vehicles remodelled to look like crocodiles
Tunisia's entrepreneurs call for a raft of pro-business reforms
The commute favoured by the super-rich
The battle to protect Senegal's coast from industrial waste
Nigeria's battle to save hundreds of local languages
A Baganda proverb from Uganda sent by Jelani Michael, Nairobi, Kenya
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