TUNIS (Reuters) - A Tunisian soldier opened fire at a military base in the capital on Monday, killing seven colleagues and wounding 10 others before being shot dead himself, according to the army which said the shooter had "family problems".
BUJUMBURA (Reuters) - Burundi's opposition boycotted peace talks with the government on Monday in protest at the killing of an opposition leader, despite U.N.-led calls for dialogue to end a month of protests and violence in the east African country.
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Authorities in Burkina Faso began exhuming the remains of former president Thomas Sankara on Monday in a bid to establish responsibility for a murder that has dogged the West African country since 1987.
DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Tanzanians will pick a new president and parliament on Oct. 25, officials said on Monday, in a national election likely to be dominated by the ruling party despite rising anger at poverty and corruption.
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Congolese soldiers clashed with Rwandan Hutu rebels being held in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, wounding at least six, as an agreement to move the rebels from one transit camp to another fell apart.