What we’re reading, 24 June 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.
How the Sudan crisis is playing out in Africa and the Middle East
The East African published a piece on political developments in Sudan, examining the impact the ongoing crisis is having across Africa and the Middle East. The piece mentioned the Foundation’s statement on the situation in Sudan, stating that it expressed concerns over the influence of foreign countries in the region.
Tunisia approves law excluding presidential candidate leading in polls
The Parliament of Tunisia has approved an amendment to its electoral law, which will bar businessman Nabil Karoui who is the leading candidate for the Tunisian presidential elections expected later this year, from contesting.
38 killed in attacks on Mali villages
38 people lost their lives in ongoing ethnic-based violence in central Mali. Earlier this month, 35 people from the same ethnic group had died in a separate attack.