[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.
[Dalsan Radio] On Sunday, two fishing vessels were attacked by pirates off the coast of Somalia. The attempted boardings were both thwarted, but security officials said that they represent a reminder that antipiracy measures are still required when transiting the high-risk area off Somalia.
[Dalsan Radio] Former deputy leader of Al Shabaab, Sheikh Mukhtar Robow aka Abu Mansor is set to be freed from prison.
[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.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -El Sadig El Mahdi, Head of the National Umma Party and chairman of the Sudan Call coalition, has strongly condemned the killing of demonstrators and the excessive violence against them during the past month. He likened the current regime in Khartoum to the days of the Anglo-Egyptian colonisation.
[African Union] The African Union Commission takes note of the decision of the Constitutional Court of the Democratic Repubic of the Congo proclaiming the final results of the presidential and national and provincial and legislative elections of 30 December 2018.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Port Sudan / El Gedaref / El Gezira / S -The demonstrations calling for the overthrow of the regime and the immediate step-down of Al Bashir were allegedly the largest coordinated and simultaneous demonstrations since they started on December 19.
[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.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The Congolese People’s Organisation in South Africa fears that chaos could erupt in the Democratic Republic of Congo after the country’s electoral commission declared opposition leader Felix Tshisekedi the winner.
[Nairobi News] When she was 19, Beatrice Ndung’u secured an appointment to meet Fidel Odinga, the late son of ODM leader Raila Odinga.