02 January 2022

South Africa: A major fire has broken out at the Parliament in Cape Town. The roof has partially collapsed and the fire has spread to the assembly Hall where the lower house (currently not in session) meets. What caused the fire is not known.

Sudan: Abdalla Hamdok has resigned as Prime Minister saying that “a new agreement was needed for Sudan's transition to democracy”. According to the Sudan Central Doctors' Committee (pro-democracy) 2 more people were killed in the mass protests today Sunday.

01 January 2022

South Africa: The funeral mass for Desmond Tutu has been held today Saturday at the Anglican cathedral in Cape Town. His “funeral was given a special status, usually designated for presidents and very important people”.