The UK will reflect "very carefully" before continuing to give financial aid to Rwanda, International Development Secretary Justine Greening says.
Cameroon and Barcelona midfielder Alex Song pulls out of the squad to face Albania in Wednesday's friendly because of a back problem.
A new commuter train is launched in Kenya's capital, Nairobi - the first of its kind since independence.
Nigeria women coach Kadiri Ikhana resigns after failing to win the African Women's championship in Equatorial Guinea.
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At least $2bn (Â£1.25bn) worth of diamonds has been stolen from Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields since 2008, a Canadian-based campaign group alleges.
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Huge numbers of lesser flamingos begin breeding at Tanzania's Lake Natron in one of nature's greatest spectacles.
The number of fans at the African Champions League final second leg will be limited due to safety concerns.
A top trader at Nigeria's biggest donkey market is kidnapped, police say, leading to it closing for several hours.
Zambia captain Chris Katongo says his side are under less pressure than South Africa to win the Nelson Mandela Cup.
Argentina says it will ask the International Sea Tribunal to intervene if Ghana does not release its three-masted navy ship, Libertad.
South Africa's police hunt for an armed gang which stole art worth $2m (Â£1.25m) from a museum in the capital, Pretoria.
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Ghana call up two replacements for Wednesday's friendly against Cape Verde after Asamoah Gyan and Jonathan Mensah pull out.
Equatorial Guinea beat South Africa to win the African Women's Championship.
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At least 29 Kenyan police officers are now known to have been killed in Saturday's attack, as they attempted to recover stolen cattle.
West African leaders say they intend to send more than 3,000 troops to northern Mali, in an attempt to recapture the area from Islamist rebels.
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