Africa Blog Roundup: Kenya, Somalia, Cote d’Ivoire, and More

UN Dispatch flags President Obama’s statement on the International Criminal Court’s action in Kenya.

The Economist says African Union peacekeepers have al Shabab on the retreat.

UN: “Armed men in military uniform fired shots in the direction of a patrol vehicle of the United Nations peacekeeping troops in Côte d’Ivoire overnight, the mission said [Saturday], reiterating its call for calm in the West African country where a tense standoff over the outcome of the presidential election resulted in violence this week.”

Kal maps foreign influence in the Sahel.

What will happen in Ghana now that oil production has begun?

Maggie Fick highlights the voices of Sudanese journalists in Abyei. Opheera McDoom calls attention to ways in which Sudan’s multiple conflicts compete for attention.

Max Strasser writes about African migrants in the Sinai.

Two new sites (new to me, at least) for you to check out: former US Ambassador to Nigeria John Campbell’s Africa in Transition blog, and the State Department’s Foreign Assistance Dashboard.

I leave you with Alexis Okeowo’s top ten stories of 2010 from Africa.