Fighting between Cameroon’s army and Boko Haram militants has forced students in northern Cameroon to stay away. Most of the schools now host refugees who fled the violence.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has adjourned indefinitely the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta. International lawyer Mark Ellis says this this marks the end of the case.
US President Barack Obama says the Ebola virus, currently attacking western Africa, could mutate - making it even more dangerous. The virus has already changed its genome, with unknown consequences.