Following protests in Egypt, Libya, and elsewhere this week, Muslims protested yesterday in Jos, Nigeria and Khartoum, Sudan against an inflammatory anti-Islamic video. The Chief Imam of Jos Central Mosque called for restraint and discouraged the turn to street protests.
Ethiopia is expected to name a new prime minister this weekend, to replace the late Meles Zenawi.
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Senegal’s National Assembly voted Thursday to disband the country’s Senate as a means of freeing up funds for flood relief.
Also in Senegal, a Gambian opposition group sets up shop.
Burkina Faso will hold legislative elections on December 2. The opposition (French) has written to President Blaise Compaore complaining that only 55% of voting-age citizens are registered to vote, and calling for a delay of the elections until 2013.
Leaders from the northern branch of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement were in Washington, DC this week, meeting with officials at the State Department.
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