|Africa News Digest
Sudan's President Bashir Defends His Nation's Sovereignty
by Lawrence K. Freeman
"Sudan will not become the first nation of Africa to be re-colonialized," Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir told a multi-city video-conference with the news media on Nov. 27. In an unusual format, Bashir, speaking from Khartoum, simultaneously addressed audiences in eight capital cities: Beirut, Berlin, Cairo, London, Paris, Pretoria, Moscow, and Washington, and took questions, many of them hostile, for over an hour and half....
See InDepth this week for the complete article, plus a statement by French Presidential candidate Jacques Cheminade, "Save Rwanda and Africa," issued on Nov. 27.