Eye on Africa

Burundi's army chief narrowly escapes assassination

Burundi's army chief narrowly escapes assassination as the unrest surrounding President Nkurunziza's re-election continues. Also, elections are on the way in Central African Republic - it's hoped they will draw a line under two years of intercommunal violence, but is the country ready to stage the vote? And one of France's best-known music festivals hits the Democratic Republic of Congo. Kinshasa plays host to les Francofolies.