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: The Claim That Democracy Fares Better in the West Than in Africa Is a Fallacy

[The Conversation Africa] One day, if they follow instructions, Africa’s new democracies will grow up to be “real” like those of Western Europe and North America. This assumption makes little sense – but it influences the way many people in the West and in Africa think about African democracies.

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South Africa: Mokonyane Not Aware of Any Allegations Against Her at State Capture Commission

[News24Wire] Environmental Affairs Minister Nomvula Mokonyane’s office says it knows nothing about claims implicating her in testimony before the state capture commission of inquiry and says it will be “impolitic” to engage reports claiming otherwise.

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South Africa: Parents, Security Guards Clash Outside School at Centre of Race Row

[News24Wire] There was pandemonium outside Laerskool Schweizer-Reneke in the North West on Monday afternoon after security guards and parents clashed. The school is embroiled in a race controversy after a picture showing pupils at the school separated according to race went viral.

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Nigeria: Despite Evidence, Nigeria Police Insists No Officer Deserted, Dismissed

[Premium Times] The Nigeria police continued their schemes to cover up the desertion of at least 167 officers on Friday, dismissing own internal documents to claim that none of the officers was dismissed as reported by PREMIUM TIMES.

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