Tensions mount ahead of Thursday's vote in Uganda. Security is beefed up in the capital after a violent campaign. France condemns the killing of over half a dozen people in a village in Cameroon. The army has denied accusations from some locals who say that soldiers were responsible for the massacre. And a fall off in global demand for the beans has led to a pile up in Ivory Coast's ports. It's the world's top producer but around 100,000 tonnes of unsold stock have stacked up
The intensive care unit at the Policlinico Tor Vergata hospital is full as Italy, the first European country to be hit by the global coronavirus pandemic, passes the threshold of 50,000 deaths from Covid-19. Most occurred earlier this year, but around 15,000 deaths have been reported since the beginning of September.
Toyin Abiodun, Strategic Advisor to Rwanda’s Minister of Trade and Industry was recently appointed as member of the World Tourism Forum Institute International Council. She spoke to CNBC Africa for more on her new role and the recovery of global tourism.
The World Health Organization is calling Italy an example of best practice in dealing with the coronavirus. Watchdogs are praising both government policies and citizen discipline. DW's Georg Matthes went to Milan to see the people there are faring.