[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.
[ICG] Only hours before polls were to open, Nigeria’s electoral commission postponed elections scheduled for 16 February by one week. In this Q&A, Crisis Group’s Nigeria expert Nnamdi Obasi says the commission and other authorities must act now to win back trust and reduce risks of violence.
[Nation] Up to three infants share an incubator at the Kiambu Level Five Hospital.
[SudaNow] A Sudanese film has won the 2019 Berlin International Film Festival’s Documentary Award as well as the most sought after award: “The Prize of the Public”.
[IRIN] Tripoli -The well-worn description of migrants in Libya is of desperate people trapped in hellish detention centres trying to get to Europe.
IVY RAMAPHOSA is used to visitors. Most weeks callers will knock on the door of her home in Soweto, on the outskirts of Johannesburg. They come trying to reach her brother, Cyril, who moved here with Ivy and their family in 1963, during the apogee of apartheid.
[Deutsche Welle] On February 16, President Muhammadu Buhari and opposition leader Atiku Abubakar will face off in Nigeria’s presidential election. The outcome of this highly contested vote is far from certain.
[The Conversation Africa] Many South African politicians, economists and specialists in the energy sector are celebrating the news that a promising show of natural gas has been discovered in deep water south of Mossel Bay. It was found in an offshore prospecting area called Brulpadda (Afrikaans for bullfrog), which is licensed to global energy giant Total.
[African Arguments] Tanzania has declined to release a worrying audit into its public finances. We analyse and publish it below.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Katire, South Sudan -Rapid felling of South Sudan’s teak forests, largely by foreign-owned firms, has drawn protests – and brings environmental risks