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What we’re reading, 20 January 2020

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.

Libya's Haftar leaves Moscow without signing ceasefire agreement

Efforts to sign a ceasefire agreement in Libya have failed after Libyan National Army General, Khalifa Haftar opted out of the deal following talks held in Moscow, Russia.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan to finalize Blue Nile dam agreement this month

Ethiopia, Egypt and Sudan have agreed to reconvene in Washington, United States later this month to finalise agreements on a hydropower dam on the Nile River.

Ghana opposition parties protest new biometric voters' register

Africanews (pan-African) reported that opposition parties in Ghana have formed the Inter-Party Resistance Against the New Voter Register (IPRAN), calling for demonstrations across the country in January over a new biometric electoral roll to be introduced in upcoming elections.

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