Sidama votes in Ethiopia elections, other regions count tellen

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In tonight’s edition: The ballots are counted in Ethiopia after a historic election. As President Abiy Ahmed tries to focus on a message of unity, there are new reports of fighting flaring in the northern region of Tigray.

And 11 police officers are killed in a suspected extremist attack in Burkina Faso. Some regions in Burkina Faso are cautiously trying to enter into limited dialogue with terrorists.

And finally, South Africa will house the continent’s first Covid-19 vaccine production facility.