- South Africa – Gordhan’s budget speech balancing act
- Kenya and Somalia – Al Shabaab launch three attacks
- South Africa – ANCYL hits out at Ramaphosa over his support for Gordhan
- South Africa – NPA’s Mrwebi, Jiba suspended over KZN Hawks and Mdluli cases
- Swaziland’s rhino horn trade bid defeated at CITES – but what are the alternatives?
- Kenya – Al Shabab attack on theatre group in Mandera kills 12
- Nigeria – APC governors tackle Buharti over government appointments
- South Africa – shades of Polokwane in Mthembu leadership resignation call