[Deutsche Welle] Demonstrators in Sudan have been demanding a transition to a civilian government. An eyewitness reports on sexual atrocities committed during the dispersal of a sit-in outside the army’s headquarters in Khartoum.
[Deutsche Welle] The Sudanese military has promised elections after its agreement with the main opposition coalition broke down.
[The Conversation Africa] Sudan’s President Omar al Bashir was overthrown in April following months of incessant countrywide protests. Less than two weeks earlier, protesters forced Algeria’s long-time President Abdelaziz Bouteflika to step down.
[Monitor] Kampala -Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, was yesterday blocked by police from delivering his letter to police to notify them of his plan to lead countrywide peaceful demonstrations against police brutality.
[Deutsche Welle] The demonstration was the largest in months, despite a government crackdown. The protesters are calling for an end to the thirty year rule of President Omar al-Bashir.
THE MAN who does not speak finally listened. On March 11th Algeria’s president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, announced that he would not run for a fifth term.
[New Zimbabwe] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, John Mangudya says the country’s fuel consumption has gone down by 35 million litres following the January price increases announced by President Emmerson Mnangagwa.
ABDELAZIZ BOUTEFLIKA started his campaign for a fifth term as Algeria’s president by promising not to finish it. The ailing ruler, who turned 82 this month, is not even in the country. An associate filed the papers for his candidacy while Mr Bouteflika lay in a hospital bed in Geneva
A WILD-EYED Nigerian soldier looks into the camera: “We don’t have adequate weapons,” he says.
[Radio Dabanga] Atbara -In the face of country-wide public protests and calls for him to step down, Sudan’s President Omar Al Bashir, while still ‘talking tough’, has hinted at his acceptance of the handover of power to the army.