Vietnamese rescue planes searching for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 passengers spotted two large oil slicks in the sea, officials say. Boats are beign sent to the area.
Nigerian security forces clash with Boko Haram and women demonstrate against them. The ANC vets potential candidates.
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.
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.
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: ...
One smiling face dominates the websites of the Kenyan newspapers this morning.
Nigeria is reeling from Boko Haram violence. François Hollande and other European leaders promise solidarity.
European countries are angry about Uganda’s anti-gay law. SA growth slows for third year in a row as an election looms. Kenyan MPs demand more money. Mobile banking means more fraud.
Uganda's new anti-homosexuality law, the latest political developments in Egypt and a giant mango all feature in today's African papers ..
Presidents are making the news this morning in Algeria, Zimbabwe and Uganda.
The Nigerian central bank governor is in hot water and the markets are not happy. Official Zimbawe prepares to pay tribute to Mugabe but Zanu-PF appears divided over salarygate.