Africa news in brief

Here we round up some of the stories that have caught our interest in recent weeks:

Ghanaians take sanitation into their own hands: http://www.guardian.co.uk/global-development/2012/nov/13/ghana-loo-sanitation-poo-political?INTCMP=SRCH

Uganda’s gorillas enjoy a much needed renaissance: http://www.monitor.co.ug/News/National/Uganda-now-home-to-half-the-world-s-gorillas–says-report/-/688334/1619390/-/uamo36/-/index.html

Interesting article by Alexander Dziadosz on the realities of managing oil wealth in South Sudan and the increasing role of China: http://www.reuters.com/article/2012/11/14/us-southsudan-chinese-oil-idUSBRE8AD0B520121114

AU agrees plan to send troops to Mali: http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/12/world/africa/west-african-leaders-agree-to-send-troops-to-mali.html?ref=africa

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