Listen to the most inspiring stories from AfricaLink in 2012 – a Rwandan self-made millionaire farmer who plays music to his animals, a Ugandan with space ambitions and a Nigerian urine-powered generator.
The "Islamic State" is stepping up the competition against al Qaeda in the battle for jihadist dominance in Tunisia. Both organizations use attacks like that in Sousse to recruit radicalized followers.
Few Burundians most of whom were men in uniform appeared at polling stations on Monday. The opposition boycotted the elections. The African Union withdrew their election observers and the EU threatened to suspend funds.
Voting is underway in Burundi’s controversial poll that is marred with violence and boycotts. More than 100 MPs from 18 provinces are expected to be elected in a vote that has been shadowed by weeks of protests.
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