Africa Rise and Shine

TOP STORIES ON AFRICA RISE AND SHINE THIS HOUR...

*** Opposition leaders in Mali are rejecting a plan by ECOWAS to end the country's spiralling crisis, still insisting that president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita resign...

*** South Africa's prepares to bid a final farewell to one of the country's foremost anti-apartheid stalwarts...

In Economics: Nigeria's state oil firm signs a 1-point-5 billion US dollars prepayment deal led by Standard Chartered and backed by oil traders Vitol Group and Matrix Energy...