06 April 2023

Sudan: Intra-military disagreements concerning the integration of the Rapid Support Forces into the army have led to the postponement of the signing of the agreement to re-establish a civilian government which was to be signed today Thursday.
BBC Africa Live 06 April 2023. 6:18

Zimbabwe/Brain Drain: According to the Vice-President & Health Minister, a law prohibiting “robbing the nation of its human capital” – recruitment of Zimbabwean health personnel for example by the UK – may soon be introduced. Last month, the country was put on the WHO’s “red list, which denotes countries facing serious health personnel challenges”.
BBC Africa Live 06 April 2023. 5:08

Ghana: Following the killing of an immigration officer and two others blessed by gunmen, Accra is deploying 1,000 soldiers and police officers to Bawku in the country’s north-east on the Burkinabè border. Though nothings seems to be known about the gunmen, Ghana is afraid of jihadist violence spilling over from Burkina Faso.
BBC Africa Live 06 April 2023. 12:52

Zambia: The article discusses Hichilema’s foreign policy. While there has been a notable turn towards the USA, China has by no means been side-lined. Overall there is a tendency towards diversifying contacts and overall keeping a neutral stance.

05 April 2023

Nigeria: Muhammadu Sanusi, former central bank governor and former Emir of Kano, opines that “ethnic and religious divisions are at their worst in the country since the end of the Biafran civil war”. On top of that, the economy “is in the doldrums”.
BBC Africa Live 05 April 2023. 14:56