Came to Paris with the hopes & dreams of my people, & generations that didn't live to see a free Sudan. Today we saw the world welcoming us to its fold like non before. Will push on with this new momentum to make the Sudanese dream a reality!
— Abdalla Hamdok (@SudanPMHamdok) May 17, 2021
When Constantino Chiwenga, Zimbabwe's vice-president and health minister, suspended by-elections in October 2020 citing Statutory Instrument ... (SI) 225A as a means to curb Covid-19, many believed a new date would be set. Instead, the government has remained silent on the matter, with many wondering if this is truly a measure to control the pandemic, or a strategy by the ruling Zanu PF to stop the MDC Alliance from winning back seats it lost after the recall by its breakaway party, the MDC-T.