Africa today at a glance - The East African

Africa today at a glance

Tuesday March 12 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP

French President Emmanuel Macron. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Bouteflika drops bid

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.

UN meets in Nairobi

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.

Macron tours Africa

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.

Nigeria poll results

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.