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.
Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
A doctor from the Democratic Republic of Congo wins Europe's Sakharov human rights prize for helping thousands of gang rape victims.
The International Criminal Court warns the Kenyan government against leaking information from President Uhuru Kenyatta's case to the media.
Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir will stand for re-election next year, an aide says, despite previous claims that he would quit after 25 years in power.
Morocco's Adel Taarabt responds to QPR manager Harry Redknapp's claim the midfielder is overweight and unfit to play. BBC Sport
Manchester City surrender a two-goal lead to draw 2-2 at CSKA Moscow, with Ivorian Seydou Doumbia playing a key role. BBC Sport
Son saves father from despair of family loss
How a government minister sought relief for a country in crisis
How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe
The chilling video that's trending in Nigeria
Rwanda band going places with improvised instruments
Hopes and scepticism in Nigeria over Boko Haram "truce"
What role does wild animal meat play in the Ebola outbreak?
Hopping over flares, riding acrobatics and slum boxing
The detective work which kept Ebola under control
A Shona proverb sent by Sam Pachawo Dhlamini in Mutare, Zimbabwe
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