- Nigeria – pro-Biafra leader says no election in south without Biafra referendum
- South Africa – Zuma on the ropes but is a knock-out blow coming?
- Botswana – former President Masire dies at 91
- Kenya – cholera outbreak affects dozens at health conference
- Nigeria – anger among Ogoni over delays in cleaning up oil spill
- Dr Congo – twelve reported dead in fighting with rebels in N-E Congo
- Kenya – Kamba elders groups backs Uhuru rather than Kalonzo
- South Africa – ANC caucus says it won’t vote against Zuma even with a secret ballot