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.
Dozens of people are being monitored in Mali after the nation confirmed a two-year-old girl as its first Ebola case.
Tunisian security forces storm a house in a Tunis suburb to end a stand-off with armed militants, killing six people, officials say.
Dozens of women and girls have been abducted from two villages in north-eastern Nigeria by suspected militants despite a reported truce, residents say.
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
Women's football may be the fastest growing sport in the world but in Africa it is fighting to overcome prejudice and stigma. BBC Sport
Algeria rise to their highest ever position in Fifa's world rankings after being placed 15th on the global list for October. BBC Sport
Zambia's five leaders in five decades
Many mirrors and plastic helmets for Uganda's boda boda drivers
How West Africans are rallying against Ebola stigma
Sierra Leone sailor asks for world help to battle epidemic
Six surprising numbers from fight against epidemic
How millions responded to Ethiopia’s cry for help
Footage reveals wild chimps in Uganda stealing crops at night
Does Kenya's police gagging order have a more serious side?
Son saves father from despair of family loss
How one doctor saved Nigeria from a catastrophe
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