00:34 UK time, Tuesday, 3 December 2013
The BBC's Andrew Harding travels through the Central African Republic and finds large sections of the population traumatised by a rebel takeover.
Up to 30,000 Eritreans have been abducted since 2007 and taken to Egypt's Sinai to suffer torture and ransom demands, new research says.
A Christian militia is suspected to have killed 12 people, including children, and wounded 30 others in an attack on Monday in the Central African Republic (CAR), officials say.
A Kenyan court denies bail to four men accused of aiding the gunmen who carried out the Westgate shopping centre attack, in which 67 people died.
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Nigeria Football Federation president Aminu Maigari says he has not set any targets for the Super Eagles at the World Cup in Brazil BBC Sport
Football officials in Nigeria are to implement a code of conduct to prevent future rows over bonuses for national players. BBC Sport
Central African Republic suffers after rebel takeover
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Yaya Toure on winning BBC African Footballer of the Year vote BBC Sport
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