9 August 2014
The defence and prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial have spent more time trying to discredit each other's arguments than putting forward accounts of their own, says the BBC's Andrew Harding.
West African health ministers meeting in Ghana follow WHO advice and lift travel restrictions on countries affected by the Ebola outbreak.
The speaker of Niger's parliament flees the country after a parliamentary committee agreed he could be arrested over a baby-trafficking scandal.
French President Francois Hollande calls for an "exceptional" UN intervention in Libya, warning of chaos unless action is taken.
Caf declares there will be no further changes to September's Nations Cup qualifiers despite some relocation requests over Ebola fears. BBC Sport
Seydou Doumbia comes out of international retirement and is in the Ivory Coast squad for September's Nations Cup ties. BBC Sport
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