UN examining possible evidence of mass graves in Burundi
An attack is currently underway in Burkina Faso's capital. Assailants opened fire and a gun battle with police forces is reportedly still going on in the centre of Ougadougou.
Also, "a complete breakdown in law and order is just around the corner". Those are the words of the UN as it investigates gang rapes, mass graves and torture in Burundi.
And football fans can look forward to three weeks of African football as the Africa Championship of Nations kicks off on Saturday.
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