Obama may struggle to persuade African leaders to step down timeously at leadership summit.
Leaders push for 'local' solutions to prevent the judicial system from preying on the weak. "All the statistics show only Africa is targeted."
A new African rapid intervention force is expected to be launched by October - but concerns remain about funding.
Beyond signing pledges to co-operate in fighting Islamic extremists like Boko Haram and al-Shabab, no real strategy is in place.
Africa Day is on Sunday. How close has the continent come to achieving the integration the OAU founders had in mind when they formed the body in 1963?
A complex array of regional structures to unite Africa's 54 member countries has created confusion when it comes to economic integration.
Some welcome foreign intervention in Nigeria; others believe Africa must sort out its own issues.
The Arusha Agreement, mediated by South Africa, is being shrugged off as the state forbids activists from holding meetings.
President Jacob Zuma's snub of the EU/Africa summit has left many European diplomats in South Africa taken aback by his comments.
The ANC's strong links with South Sudan could be useful in a new bid to resolve conflicts there.