Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan shuffled his cabinet this week after a number of defections from his People's Democratic Party (PDP).
French President François Hollande left Nigeria for the Central African Republic (CAR) on Friday morning.
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.
Nigerian markets have plummeted following President Goodluck Jonathan's suspension of Central Bank Governor Lamido Sanusi, accusing him of financial recklessness and inconsistencies.
Jonathan reshuffles ahead of election. Nigeria searches for missing oil money. Satanism spreads in Joburg. And what are Alomo Bitters?
Nigerian police question a Niger Delta militia leader. Not everybody wants Goodluck Jonathan to serve a second term. SA media accused of being mischief and sensationalist.
Canada has cancelled a state visit by the Nigerian president Goodluck Jonathan citing its disapproval of Nigeria's decision to enact a Same Sex Marriage Prohibition law last week.
Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan dismissed his military service chiefs on Thursday.
Branson calls for Uganda boycott, Kenya's government loses support, Nigeria's government is accused of extravagance and Egypt wants its antiquities back.
Nelson Mandela trained by Mossad, an answer to a letter in Nigeria and rules against drinking are among today's top headlines in the African press.