Africa today at a glance

Aides rush to prepare a lectern for US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (L) as Nigeria's Foreign minister Geoffrey Onyeama (R) looks on prior to a press conference in Abuja on March 12, 2018. Mr Tillerson on slammed last month's mass abduction of schoolgirls in northern Nigeria and promised Washington's "full support" in the country's fight against Boko Haram jihadists. PHOTO | AFP 

Tillerson in Nigeria

US Secretary of State Tillerson in Nigeria on latest leg of maiden Africa tour.

Uhuru visits Cuba

Kenya' President Uhuru Kenyatta travels to Cuba for a three-day state visit.

Angolan security chief

Angolan President João Lourenço appoints Mr Fernando Garcia Miala as the new head of Security and Intelligence.

Sierra Leone waits

Sierra Leoneans await the final results of last Wednesday's presidential election with preliminary outcome pointing to a runoff after no candidate secures the 55 per cent required to win outright.

Arts fete in Cote d'Ivoire

Market for African Performing Arts (MASA) continues in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire till Saturday.

Salva Kiir strikes

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir sacks Army chief Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance minister Stephen Dhieu Dau.

Cameroon recall stars

Cameroon recall old Indomitable Lions stars to the squad preparing for a friendly match against Kuwait on March 25, that will also mark Cameroon’s preparations for next year's Africa Cup of Nations.

Can Kiir deliver on his promise of peace and stability in South Sudan?

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