• Egyptian sources suggest an explosion may have caused an EgyptAir plane to crash in the Mediterranean.
• A second girl kidnapped by Boko Haram is found in Nigeria, the government claims.
• Angola’s supreme court acquits activist Marcos Mavungo, who was jailed in 2015 for planning an anti-government protest.
• Peace talks to resolve Burundi’s political crisis resume in Tanzania, but opposition parties are barred from participating.
• A state in Nigeria declares an emergency after pests destroy 80% of the tomato crop.
• SA’s Supreme Court of Appeal dismisses a government bid to uphold a seven-year ban on the domestic trade in rhino horn.
• Greek police dismantle a refugee camp on the border with Macedonia.
• India’s health ministry orders an inquiry after a study finds cancer-causing chemicals in bread and other bakery products.
• French officials raid the Paris offices of Google as part of a €1.6bn tax fraud probe.
• A US police officer is cleared of four charges in the case of Freddie Gray, who died in 2015 in police custody.
• Bayer makes a $62bn bid for genetically modified seed maker Monsanto.
• India will invest $500m to develop a port in Iran, expanding a trade route.
• A sugar shortage forces soft drinks makers to stop producing in Venezuela, which is hit by a food and energy shortage.
• Greece adopts another batch of spending cuts and tax hikes ahead of a meeting expected to unlock fresh bailout funds.