Africa today at a glance

Wednesday December 5 2018

A framed image of former South African

A framed image of former South African President Nelson Mandela. Mr Mandela, the revered icon of South Africa's anti-apartheid struggle and a towering figure of 20th century politics, died on December 5, 2013 aged 95. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP 

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Mandela death anniversary

South Africa marks the fifth anniversary of anti-apartheid President Nelson Mandela's death.

US for Somalia

The US establishes its first diplomatic presence in Somalia for nearly 30 years.

Morocco hosts forum

Morocco hosts the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) which it co-chair with Germany.

Push for Bashir reign

Sudan parliament proposes the remove of presidential term limits to allow President Omar Bashir's re-nomination

Bloc games in Burundi

Ten-day East African Community (EAC) Inter-Parliamentary Games continue in Burundi’s capital Bujumbura, with Rwanda conspicuously absent.

Cameroon FA race

Five candidates, including former Indomitable Lions star Joseph Antoine Bell, announce intentions to run for president of the Cameroon Football Federation