An explosion at a school in Tanzania has killed at least six children and injured more than 20 others, BBC reports.
Six members of the robotics team representing Burundi at a competition in the United States have been reported missing.
Making the announcement on state television yesterday, Gambian Information Minister, Sheriff Bojang, echoed the sentiment of SA and Burundi, which have both cited a perceived bias against Africa as their reason for withdrawing from the institution.
The UN said in a statement that the latest peacekeepers accused of being sexual offenders were from Burundi.
Two officers, cameraman Christophe Nkezabahizi who worked with state-run RTNB radio and television station, and his wife and two kids were among the victims.
The political tensions in Burundi have also contributed to a mounting humanitarian crisis as thousands of Burundian refugees continue to seek safety in neighbouring countries.
Burundi’s presidency dismissed the coup as “imaginary” on Thursday.
It is with regret that we have learned that a group from the armed forces mutinied this morning and declared an imaginary coup – presidency