By Our Reporter
Nigeria poll campaigns
Nigeria main opposition candidate Atiku Abubakar launches campaign for the 2019 presidential and National Assembly elections.
Migrants in Libya
Dozens of increasingly desperate migrants rescued by a cargo ship in the Mediterranean refuse to leave after it docked in a Libyan port.
Malaria report launch
The World Health Organisation (WHO) launches the malaria report in the Mozambican capital Maputo.
Activists on trial
Six anti-corruption activists appear in court in Lusaka, Zambia facing charges over protest.
Mali remember coup
Mali marks 50th anniversary of coup headed by Moussa Traore.
Mauritania in Afcon
Mauritania qualify for an Africa Cup of Nations finals for the first time in their history with a 2-1 win over Botswana in Nouakchott.