In a BBC interview, South Africa's Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe said he does "take responsibility" for failures of the governing African National Congress (ANC)
As Congolese troops return to Goma, M23 rebels say their withdrawal could be short-lived if the government fails to enter negotiations.
Tanzania and Zanzibar are the first semi-finalists in the Cecafa Cup.
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Mr Happy and the Hammer of God is the title of a new book of short stories by Ghana's Martin Egblewogbe.
Egypt's highest judicial body will oversee a vote on the new constitution, say officials, despite a pledge by judges to boycott the vote.
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Somali pirates release four South Korean sailors after holding them captive for 582 days.
The Ethiopian FA wants its CHAN qualifiers with Eritrea switched to a neutral venue and has suggested the games be played in Sudan.
Two former bitter political rivals in Kenya facing trial at the ICC, Uhuru Kenyatta and William Ruto, confirm their alliance for next year's election.
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Judges in Egypt refuse to oversee a 15 December vote on the country's new draft constitution, as the opposition calls mass protests for Tuesday.
Suspected Islamist fighters kill 10 Christians in an overnight machete and gun attack during a bloody weekend in north-eastern Nigeria's Borno state.
Cameroon defender Sebastien Bassong and Anthony Pilkington score for Norwich City as they beat visiting Sunderland 2-1.
Pitso Mosimane replaces Dutchman Johan Neeskens in charge of South African side Mamelodi Sundowns.
African under-17 champions Burkina Faso lose 3-0 in Tunisia and will not be in Morocco to defend their title in 2013.
Supporters of Egypt's president welcome his call for a referendum on a draft constitution but opponents vow to fight on, saying it undermines basic rights.
President Mohammed Morsi says a referendum on Egypt's draft constitution will be held on 15 December, amid controversy over his powers.
BBC's Milton Nkosi visits a care centre in Johannesburg where children are no longer dying from Aids.
Fifa executive committee member Jacques Anouma plans to stand against incumbent Issa Hayatou for the Caf presidency.