Sudan: New Bilateral Talks Between U.S. Delegation, Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A senior US delegation headed by the special assistant to the president and senior advisor to Africa at the National Security Council, visited Khartoum for talks with the Sudanese government, represented by the Assistant to the President Feisal Ibrahim, about the Sudanese-American relations.

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Africa: Bushiri Not Guilty! South Africa Commission Clears Church of Any Wrongdoing Over Stampede

[Nyasa Times] The Commission for the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Cultural, Religious and Linguistic Communities (CRL Commission) has cleared Enlightened Christian Gathering Church (ECG) leader Prophet Shepherd Bushiri and his church of any wrongdoing in the December 28 stampede which led to the death of three people.

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Southern Africa: South African Party to Approach ICC If President Fails to Intervene in Zimbabwe Crisis

[News24Wire] The DA plans to approach the International Criminal Court (ICC) if President Cyril Ramaphosa fails to intervene directly to stop the “ongoing human rights violations” on Zimbabweans, allegedly by president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.

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Congo-Kinshasa: US Threatens Sanctions if ‘Voices, Votes Not Respected’

[State Department] The United States stands by the millions of Congolese voters who went to the polls across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on December 30 to participate in presidential, legislative, and provincial assembly elections. Since independence in 1960, the DRC has never experienced a peaceful, democratic transfer of power

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Africa: Total and CFAO Team Up to Offer Close-to-the-Customer, Premium Car Care Solutions

[35°N] Paris, December 17, 2018 – Total and CFAO are joining forces to offer premium, professional car care services to customers in Africa. Under their agreement, CFAO will set up AutoFast car maintenance and repair center franchises in Total’s retail network of service stations, giving drivers access to expert car care.

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