In tonight’s edition: French President Emmanuel Macron announces a reduction of France’s military operations in Africa’s Sahel region, saying France’s existing Barkhane force needs “profound transformation”. He is calling for a new international force for the region. In South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa cuts red tape to private companies wanting to build their own power plants in a bid to tackle the country’s energy crisis. And Tunisia buries migrants lost at sea in its “Garden of Africa”, a special cemetery.
- William Ruto wins Kenyan presidential election
- Egypt’s pyramid of Cheops explored in virtual reality in Paris
- Burkina: NGOs denounce “extrajudicial executions of more than 40 people”
- Sudan: More than 50 dead from floods triggered by seasonal torrential rains
- Calls for peace in Kenya as presidential race tightens