The papers look at the situation in Lebanon, one month after the deadly explosions which devastated large parts of Beirut. Also, the Australian papers are outraged over the arrest of a pregnant woman who created a Facebook event seen as "anti-lockdown". Here in France, a literary scandal has erupted between a famous writer and his philosopher son. And Uganda's mountain gorillas enjoy a Covid-19 baby boom!
Uganda moved quickly to bring in one of the toughest coronavirus lockdowns in the region. That's now been extended for another two weeks even as some restrictions are lifted, allowing a number of businesses to reopen. Also, moves to bring in criminal penalties for female genital mutilation in Sudan are welcomed by activists, who hope that changes brought in since the fall of Omar al-Bashir last year will mean a huge step forward for women's rights. Finally, journalists in Cameroon worry their newspapers will not survive lockdown restrictions.