- Zimbabwe – V-P Mujuru loses bid for ZANU-PF Central Committee place
- Zambia – Sata’s son withdraws bid for PF presidency
- South Sudan rejects proposal for separate armies in interim peace period
- Ghana’s NPP opposition calls for inquiry after London cocaine bust
- Cameroon army frees hostages held by CAR rebels
- Swaziland – could there be another Marikana at Swazi mine owned by ANC?
- South Africa – Naidoo, COSATU and the independence of trades unions
- Nigeria -Maiduguri suicide attack and Boko power in Borno