Torrid times ahead for Mozambique. Elections loom on October 15 and unrest is in the air. The economy is faltering. A peace agreement between the ruling Frelimo party and Renamo has been violated. Insurgents near Tema in the north threaten the flow of gas from the Rovuma basin off the coast of Mozambique. Mozambican entrepreneur, Publisher and owner of Verdade Newspaper in Maputo, Erik Charas joins CNBC Africa for more.
Kenyan government nurses have gone on strike over delays in an agreement that will give them pay rises.
President Yahya Jammeh declared a state of emergency on his final day in office, increasing the chances of civil unrest.
Ping promised disorder if the constitutional court did not declare him winner. Gabon warns: If he crosses the line, he will be arrested.
Some shops in the city centre were open on Friday but there was little traffic, and locals expressed concern that the violence.
Election results: "There will be trouble and Ali will tackle the problem with his men ... We're afraid of the spillover," said Jadi Mabende.