A South African girl has been found 17 years after she was stolen from her mother shortly after being born in a Cape Town hospital.
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe admits failures in the country's controversial land reform programme, saying some farms were "too big".
A popular Rwandan singer is jailed for 10 years after being convicted of planning to kill President Kagame and inciting hatred against the government.
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How Ghana has reversed the exodus of nurses to the West
Lesotho goes to the polls months after coup attempt
Kenyan street kids recall abuse by British charity worker
What leaked cables say about South Africa's place in the world
Anti-Boko Haram force takes shape
'Tide turned' against Boko Haram
Oscar Pistorius in appeal challenge
Kibera gets a revamp
Army retakes town from Boko Haram