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Trial now over for the week. Nel tries for a late start Monday (sensing a pattern here?) but judge declines. #OscarPistorius
The International Criminal Court finds Congo militia leader Germain Katanga guilty of complicity in war crimes but acquits him of sexual offences.
A team of online sleuths claim to have exposed an attempt to smear the former governor of Nigeria's central bank.
Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
Four Nigerian men receive 20 lashes each after an Islamic court in the northern city of Bauchi convicts them of gay sex, officials say.
Sierra Leone FA president Isha Johansen slaps Mohamed Kallon after an FA Cup match in Freetown on Thursday. BBC Sport
South African will not investigate allegations that matches of the national team were fixed, leaving Fifa to carry out the enquiry. BBC Sport
The country where you'll find No Fingers, Stutterer and White Hair
Photos of vehicles remodelled to look like crocodiles
Tunisia's entrepreneurs call for a raft of pro-business reforms
The commute favoured by the super-rich
The battle to protect Senegal's coast from industrial waste
Nigeria's battle to save hundreds of local languages
A Baganda proverb from Uganda sent by Jelani Michael, Nairobi, Kenya
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