Weekly Roundup

From now on, Channel Africa will, every Friday, be giving you top stories of the week. With a lot happening on the continent, this is what unfolded:
From The United States' Charm offensive in Africa, to frustrations over the Democratic Republic of Congo's new Mining Code and the South African ruling party's olive branch towards opposition leader, Julius Malema. These were some of the big stories this week.
For more, here is Channel Africa's Khumbelo Munzhelele with a round-up of the week's big stories: