Have SA strike negotiators got ants in their pants? Who is killing the Rwandan government's exiled opponents? Should Ugandan parliamentary committee chairs get their fingers out?
Thousands of French people face having their power cut off. A Nobel prizewinner condemns Japan's nuclear policy.
South Africa's dispute with Rwanda, Egypt rules new presidential election law and Kenyan leaders cut own pay, are all topics in today's African papers.
The missing Malaysia Airlines Boeing, the diplomatic deadend that is Ukraine, a bidding war in the French mobile telephone market, former president Sarkozy the victim of official and other sorts ...
This morning's prize for the most striking headline goes to South African financial paper BusinessDay. See if you can make head or tale of it.
Patrick Buisson, former presidential advisor to Nicolas Sarkozy, dominates this morning's front pages.
Sissi drops presidential hints. Egypt bans Hamas. Why Egypt owes Cate Blanchett a meal. SA striking miners soften their stance. Why Nairobi residents are walking to work.
Surprisingly, Ukraine has almost vanished from the main French newspaper headlines on Wednesday.
The pace of economic growth in South Africa, Mugabe's daughter's wedding in Zimbabwe, teaching local languages to younger pupils in Kenya's primary schools and new prospects for US-Africa trade: ...
More Ukraine, global warming and ten things the French do better than anyone else - all in the French papers today ...