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What we’re reading, 28 October 2019

Each week the Foundation highlights a number of media articles that we have found interesting and relevant to governance in Africa. Sharing here is not an endorsement of the views linked, but a spur for further discussion. Join that discussion by engaging with one of our social media accounts, linked at the top of this page.

Sudanese demonstrate calling to swiftly dismantle the former regime

Sudan Tribune (Sudan) reported that thousands of Sudanese citizens have rallied in several cities including the capital Khartoum, urging the country’s new authorities to dissolve the former ruling National Congress Party of deposed leader Omar al-Bashir.

It’s sad ‘our mayor’ Mashaba left because of DA racism – Shivambu

The Mayor of Johannesburg, Herman Mashaba has resigned from his position and from the Democratic Alliance party, following a dispute over the issue of racial inequality in South Africa.

PM Abiy defends decision to hold election 2020

Ethiopian Prime Minister, Abiy Ahmed has expressed that Ethiopia is ready for an election to be held in 2020, the first in the country since he took office.

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