A new railway in East Africa, a jailed hip hop artist and a partnership against terrorism are among today's headlines in the African Press.
The suspect in this week's Paris shootings lived in London for 13 years, Paris prosecutors revealed Thursday.
France is to name an anti-terror czar for the Sahel region, to be based in Dakar, French Interior Minister Manuel Valls announced on a visit to the Senegalese capital Friday.
The US State Department has formally added two Nigerian Islamist groups, Boko Haram and Ansaru, to its list of "foreign terrorist organisations".
Reactions to the murder of RFI journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon by armed Islamists in Mali last week dominate comments in the French weeklies.
DRC's M23 are believed to have ended their rebellion. SA wine expects another goor year in 2014 after this year"s bumber crop. Jonathan visits Gambia.
Kenyan military jets bombed several strongholds of the Islamist Al-Shebab militia in the south of Somalia, killing dozens of people Thursday.
Crime is on hte decline in South Africa. Kenya asks who was responsible for yesterday's bus crash. Uhuru's troubles at the ICC continue.
As four French hostages arrive in France after three years in the hands of Al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim), French media report that a ransom of over 20 million euros was paid to to free them.
Foreign investors don't like SA strikes. Mining bosses feel unloved. Kenya investigates military looting claims after Westgate.