Mali: Police disperse demonstration against the presence of the French army in the country in Bamako, on the fifth anniversary of French military intervention there.
Benin: Thousands of voodoo followers visit the beach in Ouidah for the annual pilgrimage to the site that millions of slaves passed through during the slave trade in West Africa.
DRC: 45 people killed and thousands homeless from flooding in Kinshasa.
Kenya: Kenya Airways says it will begin direct flights to the United States in October after years of being blocked by US authorities over security concerns.
Tunisia: Army deployed as another night of violent protests nationwide, with 600 arrested since Sunday.