On Tonight’s Show Focusing on Sudan, protesters are once again calling for the release of prisoners held during the ongoing protests since the military coup last October. The latest demonstrations come just a day after UN human rights expert Adama Dieng arrived on his first official visit to Sudan.
In other news, at least 55 people were killed in a mine accident in Burkina Faso. The accident occurred due to the explosion of a deposit of dynamite in the mine in Gomjumbero, in the southwest of the country.
In Ethiopia, a massive hydroelectric dam has begun generating electricity along the Blue Nile. It is the largest hydroelectric dam on the continent.