The stripping naked of a woman in Nairobi for "dressing indecently" has sparked outrage and an intense debate in Kenya.
Former president Rupiah Banda is a central figure as opposition mulls whom to back in polls to replace deceased leader.
The race to be president will be hotly contested but whoever wins will face pressing demands from civil servants.
Zambia's Michael Sata is clearly in poor health. But the government is tight-lipped about his condition and whereabouts.
As world's attention focuses on offensive against al-Shabab, Somali government begins to shackle the local media.
Poor communication and misleading information make covering Africa's remote areas even more difficult.
AU and government forces attempt to strangle al-Shabab's access to money and weapons with new operation on coastline.
Al Jazeera's reporter joins EU force in Bangui who keep Christians and Muslims apart in bid to maintain calm.
Despite a truce, deep distrust remains between Muslims and Christians in Central African Republic's mining town of Boda.
Hundreds of children are traumatised after being separated from their parents during the country's heavy fighting.
Despite ceasefire, most classrooms remain empty with students too afraid to return.