At least six people killed in gun battles in parts of the capital Bujumbura as nation awaits results from Monday's poll.
ADDIS ABABA. — Voting in Burundi’s controversial elections opened yesterday despite a string of grenade attacks on polling stations, the latest in weeks of violence sparked by the president’s defiant bid for a third term.
Egypt's public prosecutor, Hisham Barakat, has been killed in a bomb attack on his car in Cairo, officials say.
A South African court has issued an interim order preventing Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country.
Flags flew at half mast in Ghana yesterday as three days of mourning began to honour more than 150 killed in a petrol station fire during heavy flooding in the capital, Accra.