Ethiopia lifts a ban on diplomats travelling more than 40km outside the capital, state media say.
South African opposition leader Julius Malema challenges apartheid-era law and repeats calls to occupy white land.
Liberia's telecoms authority denies reports the country's internet access was disrupted by a large-scale hack attack.
Nigeria police deploys 100 female officers to camps for displaced people, following reports of sexual abuse.
Nigerians pay tribute to army commander Lt Col Muhammad Abu-Ali who was killed by Islamist militants.
Shirley Chisholm was the first black woman elected to US congress, and the first to seek the presidential nomination.
During a campaign rally, US presidential candidate Donald Trump accuses US-based Somalis of spreading extremism.
A gunman fires into a crowd watching the English Premier League, killing 11 and injuring 16.
Egyptian giants Zamalek, 2016 African Champions League runners-up, look for a new coach after Moamen Soliman and his technical staff leave the Cairo club.
South Africa's leader Jacob Zuma, who faces corruption accusations, says he is not scared of prison.