The crash of Air Algérie flight AH 5017 in northern Mali with 118 passengers and crew on board is the top story in most African newspapers.
Boko Haram dominates the Nigerian press, South Africa unveils its long-term plans to eliminate Aids and phones as well as dinners may be unsafe in Kenya.
Nigeria pledges to help free girls abducted by Boko Haram, Liberia boosts the fight against Ebola and South Africa struggles to keep members of parliament out of overalls.
Kenya and Nigeria are both struggling with their digital demons and South Africa is looking to boost nuclear.
South Africa calls on Israel to cease violence, Nigeria's political scandal unfolds, Rwanda needs to dust off its electric circuits and Uganda harnesses the sun to light its streets.
The African papers lead with the Malaysia Airlines crash in east Ukraine. Nigeria’s government brings in PR experts after the abduction of schoolgirls by Boko Haram.
Rail track theft in South Africa, Kenyan politics, and Nigeria's president asks his parliament for an urgent loan to help fight Boko Haram - all in today's papers.
SA’s engineering strike looks set to spread, Kenya’s opposition want troops pulled out of Somalia, auditors find most Kenyan counties misuse public money and Uganda charges 97 in ...
Al Shebab, Richard Branson and alcohol consumption all feature in stories in today's African papers ...
The South African press is buzzing about rejection of parole for apartheid death squad commander De Kock imprisoned 20 years ago. And South African men prefer the World Cup to sex.