- Burkina Faso: Military Embeds Itself in Transitional Government
[African Arguments]On 19th November, Lt. Col Isaac Zida was named interim prime minister of Burkina Faso, having previously emerged dominant in the military power struggle that followed President Blaise Compaoré’s exit at the end of October.
- Zambia: Scott, Lungu Strike ‘Cosmetic’ Reconciliation
[Zambia Reports]Patriotic Front president Edgar Chagwa Lungu and Acting President Dr. Guy Lindsay Scott have struck some cosmetic reconciliation and have put their deep differences behind pledging to work together.
- Sudan: Paramilitary Troops Attack North Darfur Villages
[Radio Dabanga]El Fasher -Members of a paramilitary force reportedly attacked two villages near Tabit in North Darfur on Friday afternoon, during which they wounded a number of people, and robbed them of their belongings. In the state’s capital city, the theft of vehicles is on the rise, according to residents.