Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika drops bid for fifth term.
More Boeing flights halted
More countries suspend commercial operation of the Boeing 737 Max 8 following the Sunday crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight ET302 that claimed 157 lives.
The UN Environment Assembly continues in Nairobi, Kenya, with more than 4,700 delegates expected.
Ramaphosa visits Zimbabwe
South African President Cyril Ramaphosa visits Zimbabwe after Harare appealed for financial bailout.
French President Emmanuel Macron tours Africa nations, with stops in Djibouti, Ethiopia and Kenya.
Guinea-Bissau counts votes
Guinea-Bissau counts votes after a parliament election with the hope of ending a protracted leadership deadlock in a country that has become renowned for drug trafficking and instability.
Vote count continues in Nigeria following the polls in 29 of the country’s 36 states to elect state and local representatives, two weeks after the presidential poll.