African Union chief Moussa Faki Mahamat called Friday for the results of Democratic Republic of Congo’s presidential vote to be respected, as tensions grow over delays in the counting process.
Burundi’s military says it will ask for a proportionate number of soldiers to be withdrawn from each African Union member country, rather than solely Burundian soldiers.
An ex-president of Madagascar and the man who removed him in a 2009 coup compete to become the island state’s next leader in a run-off election on Wednesday.
The African Union has warned Burundi against moves to jeopardise peace efforts after an international arrest warrant was issued for its ex-leader, Pierre Buyoya, and 16 other officials.
The African Union on Friday said an internal investigation had found sexual harassment to be “prevalent” within the organisation. The admission comes after a committee was established in May to investigate anonymous allegations.
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