The country has accelerated Covid-19 inoculations.
21 candidates published on Tuesday will now contest for the 11 seats allocated to represent Somaliland in the Upper House.
Prosecutors had sought a life sentence for the 67-year-old "Hotel Rwanda" hero Paul Rusesabagina.
Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, will launch its eNaira digital currency on October 1, while Ghana will trial e-Cedi from this month.
Heavy rains and flash floods have hit 13 of the 18 states in Sudan.