29 July 2014
The BBC's Andrew Harding meets the rebel military chief in the Central African Republic of the mainly Muslim rebels, who wants the country split in two.
Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing to wear a veil, her relatives say.
Cameroon's President Paul Biya sacks two senior army officers at the forefront of the battle against militant Islamist group Boko Haram, state radio reports.
The French government says it has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and militias.
Ivory Coast and Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he wants to stay at the Premier League club for "as long as possible". BBC Sport
Former Egypt international striker Ahmed 'Mido' Hossam is "relieved of his duties" as coach of Egyptian side Zamalek. BBC Sport
How Guinea is coping with the worst outbreak in history
Ask BBC health reporter Tulip Mazumdar about Ebola outbreak
'I am proud to have helped cure Ebola patients'
Why CAR's rebels are turning their backs on the nation state
Why the deadly Ebola virus is terrorising West Africa
Nigeria's film industry finds new audiences online
Trying to stem the spread of the virus using social media
How CAR's armed youths hold a silent majority hostage
An Ethiopian mother's disbelief at violent student crackdown
High fashion, eating caterpillars and cunning camouflage
Sent by Alpha Amadou Bah, Conakry, Guinea
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