Africa Blog Roundup: South Sudan, Plateau State Violence, David Kato, Sarkozy in Ethiopia, and More

South Sudan: Maggie Fick writes about the role of foreigners in South Sudan‘s future.

North Sudan: Police and protesters clash in Khartoum.

And in confirmation of unofficial referendum results, the first official results show nearly 99% of Southerners voting in favor of secession.

Nigeria: Amb. John Campbell flags rumors that the Nigerian army favors Muslims in the ongoing violence in Plateau State.

Uganda: The US State Department reacts to the murder of Ugandan LGBT activist David Kato.

Cote d’Ivoire: Al Jazeera’s Mohamed Vall has some questions about the AU’s decision to appoint Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz as a mediator in the Cote d’Ivoire crisis.

Ethiopia: French President Nicolas Sarkozy arrives in Ethiopia today. Human Rights Watch calls on Sarkozy to speak out on human rights issues in Ethiopia.

What are you seeing today? What is the latest news out of Khartoum?

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