If the M23 movement in the Democratic Republic of Congo publicly renounces its rebellion, Kinshasa will accept the announcement and a peace deal will be signed five days later, say southern and east African leaders.
Kenyan police inspector general David Kimaiyo is accused of sabotaging his country's media freedom in the wake of the Westgate tragedy in Nairobi. The scenario is so absurd it has fairytale-like dimensions.
For over a decade, pirates from Somalia have been making international news headlines. Many stories focus on how Western navies deal with raids in the fish-rich Gulf of Aden. But what actually spurs on these attacks?