Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
NIGERIA/ARRESTS: Nigerian police say they have arrested three people in connection with the alleged ritual killing of a one-year old girl in Ondo State.
US/AFRICA/OBAMA: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama urged young African women to use their strong heritage to rise above the ills of today's society.
SUDAN OIL: Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir is threatening to shut down oil pipelines in his country if the south refuses to pay transit fees or stops sharing oil revenues after it secedes next month.
IVORY COAST: International Criminal Court prosecutors will seek permission to investigate possible war crimes in Ivory Coast.
ZIMBABWE/TEACHERS: A union spokesman in Zimbabwe says teachers at state-run schools are planning to strike Wednesday, primarily over demands for better pay.
ZIMBABWE/FIFA: FIFA anti-corruption officials will travel to Zimbabwe next week to complete another match-fixing investigation.
U.S. FIRST LADY/SAF: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama has delivered a motivational speech to Africa's youth, and in particular to the continent's young women, calling them to action for a better future.
AFGHAN U.S. PUBLIC: President Barack Obama's long-awaited announcement about the draw down of U.S. forces in Afghanistan comes in the wake of two years of declining U.S. public support for the war effort there.
UN/SUDAN: The United Nations Mission in Sudan says Sudanese troops have arrested six staff members who were being evacuated from a volatile north-south border state.
ZIMBABAWE: Zimbabwe's mining minister says he will no longer discuss whether his country can sell its diamonds, as international meetings on conflict diamonds continue this week.