DRC opposition in Switzerland
The Democratic Republic of Congo opposition party leaders meet in Geneva, Switzerland to pick joint presidential candidate for upcoming polls.
Cameroon journalist detained
The Head of English news and a presenter for the privately owned Equinoxe television and radio station Mimi Mefo transferred to the dreaded New Bell prison in Cameroon's commercial capital Douala.
Algerian reporters' trial
Two jailed Algerian journalists go on trial for defamation and invasion of privacy.
Tanzania releases pair
Authorities in Tanzania release release Angela Quintal, Africa programme coordinator at the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), and Muthoki Mumo, CPJ's sub-Saharan Africa representative, and return their passports.
Festival in Burkina Faso
The World Music and African Art Festival opens in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso.
Botswana buffaloes drown
Questions as 400 buffaloes die in Botswana mass drowning.