The sudden dramatic takeover of huge swathes of Iraq and Syria and the brutal methods used by the organisation calling itself Islamic State have led to disagreement in the media over how to describe the outfit.
Kenya celebrates Dennis Kimetto's Berlin marathon triumph and in South Africa there's speculation about Jacob Zuma's future - some of the stories in today's African papers...
Algeria has mobilised 3,000 troops to find the body of murdered French hostage Hervé Gourdel and wipe out the Islamist armed group that killed him.
France will not stop its air strikes on the Islamic State armed group or negotiate with the Algerian Islamists who threatened to kill French hostage Hervé Pierre Gourdel
A freed French hostage has said the suspected gunman behind the deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels in May was among his Islamic extremist captors in Syria.