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Sudan's military scraps deal with protesters, calls for polls within 9 months
Sudan’s ruling military council has cancelled all existing agreements with the opposition coalition, and called for general elections within nine months, reported Independent Online (South Africa). This comes after a military attack on a protest camp in Khartoum, in which at least 100 people lost their lives.
Algerian Constitutional Council cancels July 4 election amid unrest
The Algerian Constitutional Council has cancelled upcoming Presidential elections in Algeria due to a lack of viable candidates, reported Morocco World News (Morocco).
World Bank backs private sector power investment
Addis Fortune reported that Ethiopia has secured US$200 million in investment for the power sector, through the Renewable Energy Guarantees of Origin Program sponsored by the World Bank.