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    Video caption: Sexual violence in South Africa: 'Our cops are supposed to protect us'

    Norma Ka Mbele tells her story, amid protests over high rates of sexual violence in South Africa.

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    Video caption: Tunisia election: Kais Saied's supporters celebrate 'landslide'

    Supporters of conservative academic Kais Saied celebrate as exit polls predict victory in the presidential election.

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    Video caption: Sylvia Gathoni: Kenya's pro-gamer taking on the world

    Sylvia Gathoni on finding her winning streak in the high-stakes arena of e-sports.

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    Video caption: Seeking a music star in Rwanda... and finding one

    For record producers, finding new musicians is a constant quest but for Ian Brennan and his wife Marilena Delli the hunt has taken them further than most.

  5. Mohamed Fajah Barrie

    BBC Sport, Sierra Leone


    Mohamed Fajah Barrie

    BBC Sport, Sierra Leone

    Ivorian forward Gervinho extends his contract with Italian Serie A side Parma, with his new deal keeping him at the club until June 2022.

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    We'll be back on Monday

    That's all from BBC Africa Live for this week. There will be an automated service until Monday morning.

    Here's a reminder of our African proverb of the day:

    Quote Message: A man without culture is like a zebra without stripes." from A Maasai proverb sent by Maureen Mungai, Spain
    A Maasai proverb sent by Maureen Mungai, Spain

    And we leave you with an image from our selection of some of the best pictures of the week showing a mother and son in Turkana, north-west Kenya:

    A mother holds her son and removes dirt from his face in Turkana, north-west Kenya