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As the Oscar Pistorius murder trial breaks for Easter until 5 May, a number of questions remain after several days of intense cross-examination.
French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February.
Algerians have voted in elections in which incumbent President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who suffered a stroke last year, is seeking a fourth term.
A Senegalese court rules that Karim Wade, the ex-president's son, should stand trial on corruption charges over his wealth, an official says.
The Ethiopia FA says it has agreed a deal with Portuguese coach Mariano Barreto to take charge of the national football team. BBC Sport
South Africa coach Gordon Igesund is cleared by an FA inquiry into allegations he incited Bafana Bafana players to strike. BBC Sport
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