[VOA] Sudan’s crackdown on anti-government protesters could jeopardize efforts to normalize relations with the United States, some key U.S. observers say.
[Guardian] Abuja -”There is a vicious cycle in Africa where the struggle for political power leads to conflicts that bring up poor governance and create hardship which fuels the struggle for change of leadership, thus creating further conflicts and poor leadership.”
[Independent (Kampala)] London, UK -UK parliamentarians have condemned the Ugandan Government’s reported arrest and torture of opposition MPs, urging the British Government to promote democracy in Uganda.
[UN News] The excessive use of force during large-scale demonstrations against food and fuel shortages in Sudan is alarming, and an infringement on the right of peaceful assembly, said UN independent experts on Friday.
[Vanguard] Militants linked to the Islamic State (IS) group have hoisted their flag in a Nigerian town after seizing control of it, three residents have told the BBC.
[IRC] Geneva, Switzerland -Today (November 29, 2018) the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reached 426 cases, surpassing the number of cases in the 2000-2001 Uganda outbreak and making it the second worst in history after the 2014 West Africa outbreak which killed over 11,000 people.
[New Zimbabwe] ZRP commissioner general Godwin Matanga has warned that police are ready to arrest opposition MDC leader Nelson Chamisa for allegedly inciting the August 1 post-election violence which left six peopled dead and several others injured.
[ISS] Twenty years after the Domestic Violence Act was passed, intimate partner violence remains a serious problem in South Africa. Victims of domestic violence, the police and shelters face numerous challenges in responding to the crisis.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa must appear before the commission of inquiry probing the post-election violence which left six people dead and several others injured, an activist cleric has demanded.
[VOA] Some of the thousands of people who fled the volatile English-speaking regions of Cameroon before the Oct. 7 presidential election have returned nome to find that their houses and villages have been burned to the ground.