Sources say the two journalists were abducted after interviewing a local official in Kidal.
EWN’s Africa Correspondent Jean-Jacques Cornish reports on the day’s top African news.
Gunmen have freed four election workers a day after they were kidnapped in Mali.
The Malian army captain who led a coup in 2012 has apologised to the nation for his actions.
The deal could pave the way for Malian government troops to return to the rebel-held town of Kidal.
Rights groups accused both sides of torturing and killing civilians.