France's economy grew 1.1 percent in 2015, its biggest jump in four years. The government is hailing the growth as confirmation of a turnaround after years of economic stagnation.
Kenya, Somalia and Nigeria mark the Al-Shebab attack on a military camp, while South Africans worry about corruption. All that, and more, in today's African press review.
According to weekly magazine Le Point on Thursday, French tax authorities have discovered 38,000 hidden accounts worth 12 billion euros in Swiss bank UBS.