EWN's Africa Correspondent, Jean-Jacques Cornish, reports on the day's top African news
Mali troops search for Islamist rebels responsible for Timbuktu clash.
Francois Hollande has pledged France will finish the job of restoring government control in Mali.
Donors pledge funds as Mali troops recapture abandoned arms and explosives of Islamist fighters.
French-backed Malian troops searched through Timbuktu for Islamist rebel fighters.