Ebola WHO staff have been evacuated amid Democratic Republic of Congo clashes. Since August 1, the virus outbreak in Beni city, which is home to up to 300,000 people, has killed over 200 people.
Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana both failed to secure 50 percent of the vote required for a first-round win and the run-off scheduled for December 19.
The attack follows the death of 12 Congolese soldiers and seven UN peacekeepers in clashes with militias earlier this week in Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola-hit east.
The UN mission in the restive African country says bodies were found in the central town of Alindao after armed groups clashed.
Border conflicts have marred east African states for decades, but some political goodwill has finally emerged in the region, seeking to build an enduring peace.
Several others were also injured, some with severe burns, in the accident on Thursday night, police said.
The union's two-week long summit in Addis Ababa aims to discuss ways to resolve endemic corruption and protracted conflicts that have affected millions of lives on the continent.
The post-Arab Spring democratisation process in Tunisia has been one of the more hopeful stories of the region's revolutions. But unfortunately today the country is fast becoming a buffer zone for Daesh and other extremists.
The Libya conference set up in Palermo Italy was a non-starter. It managed to achieve little more than showing that the European powers involved in Libya are a massive part of the rut that the country is stuck in.
The UN Security Council lifted the arms embargo, all travel bans, asset freezes and targeted sanctions against Eritrea.
Twenty-five separatists were killed on Tuesday in fighting in a restive English-speaking region of Cameroon, security officials said.
One of the world’s poorest nations has become a battleground for foreign powers and criminal gangs vying for influence over its vast diamond and gold resources.
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