Eye on Africa

Algeria's army chief signals end to Bouteflika's 20-year rule

After weeks of mass protests, Algeria's powerful army chief of staff called on Tuesday for a constitutional move that would see President Bouteflika declared unfit for office. Also, Cyclone Idai has left some 1.85 million people in need of assistance in Mozambique in a catastrophe that the UN has said rings yet another bell on climate change. And finally the Africa CEO Forum has kicked off in Kigali. The event is pushing for more gender parity.