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.
Mali says a two-year-old girl - believed to have recently visited Guinea - becomes the country's first person to be infected by the deadly virus.
Rwanda's parliament condemns the BBC for broadcasting a TV documentary which questions official accounts of the 1994 genocide in the country.
Small tags stuck to the undersides of baby loggerhead turtles are used to follow the animals' frenetic first hours in Cape Verde.
Algeria rise to their highest ever position in Fifa's world rankings after being placed 15th on the global list for October. BBC Sport
Prince Seeiso of Lesotho believes sport is the key to his country's growth and wants elite athletes to visit for training. BBC Sport
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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