Francis demands foreign interests stop carving up Democratic Republic of the Congo for their own interests and acknowledge their role in economic "enslavement" of Congolese people.
The attacks mark a further escalation in an insurgency that has beset Burkina Faso, one of the world's poorest and most troubled countries, for more than seven years.
About 21 people had burn injuries to varying degrees, according to the West African country's health minister.
Turnout was just 11.3 percent of Tunisia's 8 million voters, according to estimates from the national electoral commission — about the same level of participation as in the first round of voting last month.
The attacks come a week after militants linked to Daesh killed at least 23 people in a raid on an eastern village in the central African country.
The latest polls, whose first round in December saw just 11.2 percent of registered voters take part, are seen as the final pillar of Saied's transformation of politics in the birthplace of the Arab Spring.
Burkinabes celebrate announcement of French troop withdrawal and "complete liberation of our country from the yolks of Francafrique, imperialism and deadly capitalism."
Italy's energy giant said the deal will have a "significant impact on the industry and the associated supply chain, allowing a significant contribution to the Libyan economy."
Tutsi-led rebels take over Kitshanga town in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo in reinvigorated offensive but army says "genocidal forces" are being lured deep into the area to avoid civilian casualties.
Named CNN’s Hero of the Year for 2022, Cheboi's TechLit Africa provides thousands of rural schoolchildren with access to computer labs – and the chance at a brighter future.
Regional instruments 'can help establish facts, clear up misunderstandings,' says UN envoy.
The German foreign ministry's attempts to poke fun at Russia's top diplomat on Twitter during his tour of Africa backfired after it offended Africans.
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