The gold mining company African Barrick Gold says seven "intruders" have been shot dead and several injured at one of its mines in northern Tanzania.
A rerun of Zanzibar's presidential election takes place amid an opposition boycott. The election originally occurred at the same time as Tanzania's general election in 2015 but was annulled because of supposed fraud.
Tanzania's opposition Chadema party presidential candidate Edward Lowassa calls for a recount of Sunday's election for the presidency before official results are announced tomorrow. Meanwhile, the election commission chief of semi-autonomous Zanzibar nullifies their results, which opposition presidential candidate Seif Sharif Hamad of the Civic United Front announced he won on Monday. The United States said it's "gravely alarmed" and called for reversal of the annulment.
Voters in Tanzania, including Tanganyika and semi-autonomous Zanzibar, which also elects its own government, go to the polls for an election with the ruling Chama Cha Mapinduzi (Revolutionary Party) facing the greatest challenge to its dominance in over 50 years.
Ethiopia, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda sign an agreement to seek more water from the Nile, a move opposed by Egypt and Sudan. Kenya issues a support statement. [http:--news.bbc.co.uk-2-hi-africa-8682387.stm (BBC)] [http:--english.aljazeera.net-news-africa-2010-05-201051412498188812.html (Al Jazeera)] [http:--www.iol.co.za-index.php?from=rss_Science&set_id=1&click_id=31&art_id=nw20100514163441835C508599 (IOL)]date=August 2019 [http:--www.miamiherald.com-2010-05-14-1629403-upriver-nile-countries-sign-compact.html ("The Miami Herald")]date=August 2019