5 December 2011
Last updated at 12:47 ET
Ivory Coast's Laurent Gbagbo becomes the first former head of state to appear at the International Criminal Court in The Hague.
Former South African police chief Jackie Selebi arrives in prison in a wheelchair after failing in a legal bid to delay his 15-year jail sentence for corruption.
The campaign group Global Witness says it is leaving the Kimberley Process, saying the scheme has failed in its aim of stopping the trade in blood diamonds.
Egyptians have been voting in run-off polls resulting from the first round of parliamentary elections, with Islamist parties trying to extend their lead.
Either Senegal or Gabon will qualify for a first Olympic Games when the pair clash in Tangiers on Tuesday.
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