21 October 2014
The BBC's Andrew Harding reports on the sentencing of athlete Oscar Pistorius who begins a five-year jail sentence for culpable homicide.
The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.
Female peace activists in South Sudan think nationwide sex strike could force men to end armed conflict.
Mozambique's next president will be Filipe Nyusi from the governing Frelimo party, provisional results from last week's general election show.
Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama says he hopes the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations is cancelled to help prevent the spread of Ebola. BBC Sport
Women's football may be the fastest growing sport in the world but in Africa it is fighting to overcome prejudice and stigma. BBC Sport
Beach prayers, 'Felabrations' and a cycling president
Zambia's five leaders in five decades
Many mirrors and plastic helmets for Uganda's boda boda drivers
Tunisia's Islamists and secularists battle for votes
How West Africans are rallying against Ebola stigma
Sierra Leone sailor asks for world help to battle epidemic
Six surprising numbers from fight against epidemic
How millions responded to Ethiopia’s cry for help
Footage reveals wild chimps in Uganda stealing crops at night
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