Uganda's anti-gay bill, vasectomies in Kenya and a voice expressing concern about dependency culture in South Africa ... some of the issues in newspapers around Africa today.
Funding the army, poverty, and behind the scenes with the French president - all in today's papers ...
You can have the news fried, boiled or scrambled this morning but the front pages are not likely to cheer you up much.
In Zimbabwe, vice-president Joice Mujuru on Monday defended herself against allegations that she had masterminded a plot to assassinate President Robert Mugabe.
For once, the main story in the Nigerian Guardian is NOT about Boko Haram extremists. The Guardian is worried about the national economy.