What we’re reading, 12 August 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.
Sudan’s parties to initial agreement on constitutional declaration on Sunday
In Sudan, the ruling Transitional Military Council and opposition coalition, Forces for Freedom and Change (FFC) have signed a constitutional declaration outlining the structure of a planned three-year transition to civilian rule.
UN launches US$331.5m aid appeal for Zim
New Zimbabwe reported that the World Food Programme has launched a $331 million international appeal to help Zimbabwe tackle the effects of a drought, which has left a third of its population in need of food aid.
Mozambique government and Renamo sign final peace pact
Business Day (South Africa) reported that the Mozambican government has signed a final peace deal with the main rebel opposition group, Renamo, formally ending years of conflict between the two.