The African Union has readmitted Mali after suspending it from the pan-African bloc following a March coup.
The latest developments in Kismayo in Somalia and fake mobile phones in Kenya are among the stories covered in today's African papers..
Is the African Union a failure? What is the Lonmin effect? Who helped Ferdinand Waititu dodge the cops? Do Kenyans have reasons to be cheerful? And is the UN doing any good in Kivu?