Malians are waiting for results after a tense presidential run-off in which an election official was killed and around hundred polling stations were forced to close due to the security threat from Islamist militants.
United States (US) President, Donald Trump, signed a $716 billion defense policy bill on Monday that authorises military spending and includes watered-down controls on US government contracts with China's ZTE Corp and Huawei Technologies Co Ltd.
Taliban militants overran large parts of an army base in northern Afghanistan, killing at least10 soldiers, wounding 15 and capturing dozens more in fighting over the past two days, officials said on Tuesday.
At least 100 security forces have been killed in the ongoing struggle to push the Taliban from the embattled Afghan city of Ghazni, a government minister said Monday, four days after the fighting began.
Zimbabwe President, Emmerson Mnangagwa, on Monday called for the country to move on from its disputed election, despite his victory being challenged in court over alleged fraud and his inauguration delayed.