La coalition d’opposition burundaise Cnared-Giriteka appelle la communauté internationale à ne pas cautionner le projet de rapatriement au Burundi des pourparlers inter-burundais, opération qui, estime-t-elle, signifierait leur fin. Par Marie-France 

Angolan President Joao Lourenco dismissed Isabel dos Santos as chair of state-owned oil company Sonangol as he takes aim at the family of former President Jose Eduardo dos Santos. By Candido Mendes and Henrique Almeida

Ms Joanne Lomas has been appointed British High Commissioner to the Republic of Rwanda, and Non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Burundi in succession to Mr William Gelling OBE. PR

The next ambassador to the African nation of Rwanda will be career diplomat Peter Vrooman, who has extensive diplomatic experience in the region. Par Matt Bewig

Zimbabwe simply cannot afford to have a de jure or de facto coup; once any change of power in any nation comes through a means other than the strict fulfilment of the constitution, in letter and spirit, a dangerous precedent is set which is hard to reverse. By By David Coltart *

President Jacob Zuma has sent envoys to Zimbabwe to intervene in the military coup – though the coup leaders are not calling it that – which has effectively toppled President Robert Mugabe. By Peter Fabricius

Le chef de l'Etat guinéen Alpha Condé, président en exercice de l'Union africaine (UA), a dénoncé mercredi "ce qui apparaît comme un coup d'Etat" au Zimbabwe, sommant les militaires de "se soumettre à la légalité constitutionnelle", selon un communiqué officiel. Par AFP

In a statement on Tuesday (14 November), UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein said forcing rescued people at sea to return to Libya for detention was inhuman. By Nikolaj Nielsen