ABUJA (Reuters) - While most Nigerians took the delay in a presidential election in their stride on Sunday, after similar postponements in 2011 and 2015, one presidential candidate and civil society groups expressed concern that the vote could now be compromised.
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South African firm Bosasa has applied for voluntary liquidation after its lenders said they would close its accounts due to reputational risk, the firm said in a statement on Monday.
ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari is to hold an emergency meeting with senior members of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) party over the week-long postponement of the country's election delay, the party media office said on Monday.
BATTLEFIELDS, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwean rescuers pulled the bodies of at least 22 illegal gold miners out of shafts west of Harare that were flooded earlier in the week, and rescued eight more alive, officials and witnesses said on Saturday.
TUNIS (Reuters) - Police in Tunisia fired tear gas on Saturday to disperse demonstrators who protested after a young man died inside a police station near the coastal resort of Hammamet, witnesses said.
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya has recalled its ambassador to Somalia after the Mogadishu government's decision to auction oil and gas exploration blocks at the centre of a maritime territorial dispute in the Indian Ocean, the foreign ministry said.
DAURA/YOLA, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian authorities postponed Saturday's national election by a week, just hours before polls had been due to open, prompting the opposition candidate to accuse President Muhammadu Buhari of seeking to "disenfranchise" voters.