Sunday Africa Blog Roundup: Sudan, Somalia, Nigeria, and More

On Sudan:

On Somalia:

Killing mosquitos with lasers.

Reuters on the challenges facing Acting Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan. Ethan Zuckerman has a take on the situation as well.

Why Texas in Africa doesn’t like Nick Kristof.

Advocacy for its own sake is a not laudable goal. Bad advocacy that’s based on bad facts leads to bad policy recommendations. I don’t enjoy attacking anyone who’s putting out bad ideas based on incomplete understandings and faulty assumptions. But I’m not going to ignore them when they do. The Congolese deserve better. And it’s their voices – not Nick Kristof’s or mine – that should be foremost in the debate.

What are you reading today?

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