The possible plot for Zack Snyder's Man of Steel has found its way online, thanks to The Baseline Studio System, the same data-selling organization that accidentally leaked M. Night Shyamalan's super top secret script for Devil, which proved to be 100% correct. The plot for Man of Steel leaked here, reveals that Clark Kent might indeed be heading to West Africa, which was only speculative rumor up until now.
"A young reporter named Clark Kent roams the world covering various news stories. When he is compelled to use his secret powers to intervene in a crisis in West Africa, he returns to Smallville to learn more about his origins and the hero he was born to be."
So what could Zod have to do with this plot?
Not much is know at this point, but it was revealed /man-of-steel-to-feature-faora-as-the-female-villain/Thursday that the main female villain in Man of Steel will be Faora, a DC Comics character that was used as the basis for Ursa in Superman II.