Kenya: A blast rocks Nairobi during lunch hour leaving at least 28 wounded.
DR Congo: Army renews assault on M23 rebels with the aim of crushing them in less than one week.
Sudan: Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter says Sudan President Omar Al-Bashir is ready to pull troops out of the disputed Abyei region
Chad: U.N. ambassador Raul Gonzalez visits Chad to highlight the food crisis affecting the Sahel sub-Sahara region in the south of the country.
Morocco: 11th Mawazine music festival in Rabat hosts some of Africa's music greats including Ivory Coast's Magic System, Senegal's Cheikh Lo, Angelique Kidjo from Benin amongst others.