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.
Sierra Leone's president declares a public health emergency to curb the deadly Ebola outbreak and order epicentres of the disease to be quarantined.
Facebook puts itself at forefront of push into Africa by unveiling a plan to get millions of people in Zambia online.
At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say.
At least 35 bodies are reportedly recovered from a military base that was overrun by Islamist-led militias in the Libyan city of Benghazi.
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) reveals it is close to agreeing a new contract for Stephen Keshi to return as national coach. BBC Sport
Algeria goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi signs for MLS side Philadelphia Union from CSKA Sofia on a three-year contract. BBC Sport
The doctor who died leading Sierra Leone's fight against Ebola
How Guinea is coping with the worst outbreak in history
Ask BBC health reporter Tulip Mazumdar about Ebola outbreak
Why CAR's rebels are turning their backs on the nation state
'I am proud to have helped cure Ebola patients'
Why the deadly Ebola virus is terrorising West Africa
Nigeria's film industry finds new audiences online
How CAR's armed youths hold a silent majority hostage
An Ethiopian mother's disbelief at violent student crackdown
A Krio proverb from Sierra Leone sent by Sigismond Wilson in Oklahoma, the US
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