(BBC) Somali Islamist group al-Shabab says it was behind twin blasts which hit the Ugandan capital on Sunday, killing 74 people.
A second arrest warrant is issued for Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir - this time on genocide charges.
(BBC) At least 23 people have been killed in twin explosions in the Ugandan capital Kampala that targeted World Cup fans, police say.
(BBC) Guinea's presidential run-off is postponed to allow a fraud investigation, the electoral commission says.
(BBC) Mozambique's government has announced plans to build a $132m (£87m) bridge across the Zambezi River to help tap coal reserves.
Turnout is reportedly low in Burundi, where a single candidate, President Nkurunziza, is standing in a presidential poll.
(BBC) The last of three ceremonies to rebury victims of Rwanda's 1994 genocide recovered in Lake Victoria takes place in Uganda.
In a landmark ruling a Kenya court rules that prisoners will be allowed to vote in the referendum on a new constitution.
(BBC) African migrants in Libya are "living in constant fear" and its human rights' reforms are stalling, an Amnesty report says.
Three peacekeepers with the international force in Sudan's Darfur region are killed in an attack, officials say.
(BBC) Two major aid agencies launch appeals for seven million people facing food shortages in Niger after crop failures.
(BBC) At least 48 people have been killed in clashes between rival Arab nomadic groups in Sudan's Darfur region, a clan leader says.
(BBC) African leaders meet to push forward the idea of planting a tree belt - the Great Green Wall - across Africa from west to east.
Two Sudan rebels surrender to the International Criminal Court to face charges over an attack on peacekeepers in Darfur.
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(BBC) Ghana impounds a Chinese ship and arrests three crew members after three Ivorians are alleged to have been thrown overboard.
(BBC) A prize of $5m (£3m) for African ex-leaders is not being awarded for a second year, Sudanese magnate Mo Ibrahim says.
(BBC) France is closing its military bases in Senegal - 50 years after the independence of its former West Africa colony.
(BBC) There is growing alarm in Kenya where the government has announced 2.3m bags of maize are unfit for human consumption.
(BBC) Malawi's president pardons a gay couple jailed after getting engaged, in a case which triggered international criticism.
(BBC) Omar al-Bashir is sworn in as president of Sudan, following his controversial win in last month's elections.
(BBC) The UN Security Council votes to withdraw its force from Chad and the Central African Republic by the end of 2010.
(BBC) EU observers say Ethiopia's poll "falls short" of international standards, as ruling party wins all but a handful of seats.
(BBC) Kenya's attorney general says he will appeal against a court decision declaring a form of Islamic courts unconstitutional.
(BBC) Election observers in Ethiopia are investigating irregularity complaints, but say Sunday's vote was largely peaceful.
Polls close for Ethiopia's first election since 2005 when disputes left 200 dead, and the opposition is alleging fraud.
(BBC) A growing number of people from Niger are crossing the border into Nigeria because of the food crisis at home, reports say.
(BBC) The Madagascar army and police clash with a dissident police unit in the capital Antananarivo.
(BBC) Eleven members of a Congolese militia which seized an airport and fought UN and government forces are given death sentences.
(BBC) A civil liberties group says police in Nigeria routinely carry out extrajudicial killings, torture and sexual assault.
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