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BBC Africa News
The latest stories from the Africa section of the BBC News web site.
Updated: 6 hours 37 min ago
The US military carries out air strikes in Somalia, reportedly targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, though it is unclear if he was hit.
Four UN peacekeepers are killed and 15 injured by a landmine in northern Mali, amid what the UN calls a period of "increased attacks".
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres.
Nigeria risk a ban by Fifa after Chris Giwa fails to step down as president of the football federation by Monday's deadline.
The deadly Ebola outbreak is putting food prices and harvests in West Africa "at serious risk", warns the UN's Food and Agriculture Organisation.
Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram seizes the key north-eastern town of Bama after fighting with government forces, residents tell the BBC.
Nigeria's campaign against Boko Haram goes from bad to worse
Nigeria will report Schalke to Fifa after the Germans refuse to release striker Chinedu Obasi for this month's Nations Cup ties.
Ivory Coast's government agrees to host the Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Sierra Leone in Abidjan, despite fears over Ebola.
YouTube dance video rescues Ugandan street kids
Hull City agree a fee with West Ham to sign Senegal international midfielder Mohamed Diame.
Southampton sign Senegal forward Sadio Mane from Austria's Red Bull Salzburg on transfer deadline day.
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Stoke City sign Liverpool and Morocco winger Oussama Assaidi on a season-long loan for a second consecutive year.
Southern African leaders reject calls by Lesotho's exiled prime minister for the immediate deployment of troops to his country, an official tells the BBC.
Kenya's President Kenyatta launches the biometric registration of civil servants in an attempt to remove "ghost workers" from the government's payroll.
Libya's militias capture most government ministries in the capital, Tripoli, the government says, as the prime minister is reappointed.
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Aston Villa's Morocco international midfielder Karim El Ahmadi returns to Feyenoord in a three-year deal.
Provides an overview, key facts and history of his small country completely surrounded by South Africa