Move follows Malema comments that if the government used violence to suppress protest "we will remove this government through the barrel of a gun".
The continent will perplex, test you to the limit, but also cheer, as the events into early April months testify.
The pair, both Nigerians, were detained in the northeast where troops were battling Boko Haram militants.
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Egypt deports jailed Australian reporter Greste after 400 days, fate of other media detainees not clear
The arrest of the reporters prompted a global outcry, with Washington and the United Nations leading calls for their release.
Huge pay rises, missing schoolgirls, diplomatic spats...among others these did not deserve a place in Africa's 2014 calendar.