More than 80% reject changing the Constitution to allow him to stay on and none of his inner circle commands any significant support.
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, people with Down's syndrome are rejected by society. But one organisation is trying to change attitudes.
At least 64 bodies recovered near Beni town in North Kivu, but local authorities warn death toll could rise.
When night falls, gunfire starts across Burundi’s capital; when the sun rises, residents count the bodies
“Unless there is sudden progress on dialogue...[Nkurunziza] is likely to be overthrown in a coup” - Christoph Wille, analyst Control Risks
Air France is assisting in the development of the new airline, which will initially operate services to eight towns and cities.
The dark suits from New York have been visiting, and the numbers look glossy. Is the much-maligned giant rousing itself?
There were surprises. In Egypt, the Justice minister resigned after he said that the “sons of garbage collectors” should not become judges.
Tearful Burundi judge tells of 'enormous' pressure to endorse president's third term bid as court gives in
The vice-president of the country's constitutional court fled on Monday, citing death threats as crisis mounts
Mauritania leader surprises, saying he has no intention of changing the constitution, but he seemingly remains in the minority.
The secret to securing more time to finish your presidential vision is not too complicated, as leaders are increasingly finding out.
President Joseph Kabila would next year become the youngest president to step down on the continent
'We have taken the country back 20 to 25 years': DR Congo grapples with official mobile services block
To hamper communications and curb further protests, the government ordered a block on phone messaging and the Internet.
DRC police open fire at anti-Kabila third term protest; Boko Haram let 20 Cameroon hostages go in army chase
Kabila has ruled over the vast and troubled central African country since 2001.
In public Uncle Sam has a beady eye trained on DRCongo and Burundi's big men; in private realpolitik little stands in the way of 3rd terms for each.
At least 30 dead in DR Congo river-boat wreck, sparking riots. Over 400 drown there in 2014 shipping disasters
Shipping disasters occur frequently, leaving many dead on the lakes and rivers of the DRC due to overcrowding on old and poorly maintained vessels.