24 February 2015
Andrew Harding looks at whether grassroots initiatives and quotas can help broaden cricket's appeal in South Africa.
A South African girl has been found 17 years after she was stolen from her mother shortly after being born in a Cape Town hospital.
Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, including subjecting them to intrusive examinations, a rights report says.
A $150,000 designer dress worn by actress Lupita Nyong'o at this year's Oscars is stolen from a Hollywood hotel.
Cheick Tiote's season appears to be over after the midfielder underwent knee surgery, admits Newcastle head coach John Carver. BBC Sport
Botswanans Township Rollers believe they can knock South Africans Kaizer Chiefs out of the Champions League. BBC Sport
The growing craze among Botswana's youth
Celebrating China, exorcising demons and weaving carpets
How Ghana has reversed the exodus of nurses to the West
Lesotho goes to the polls months after coup attempt
Kenyan street kids recall abuse by British charity worker
What leaked cables say about South Africa's place in the world
The bronzes looted from Nigeria - and in one case returned
How oil prices have upset Nigeria's glamorous women
A Krio proverb from Sierra Leone sent by Claudio Brima Kamara, Somerset, New Jersey, US
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