AFRICA: Ethiopia has started to ration electricity for domestic and industrial customers after a drop in water levels in hydroelectric dams led to a production deficit, the minister for water and electricity.
AMERICAS: The Venezeulan government delegation has returned from Norway “with good news” that its talks with the opposition had a good start, President Nicolas Maduro said.
AFRICA: Nigerien Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for ambushing a military convoy, killing 28 soldiers in an area near the Malian border where extremists killed four US soldiers in 2017.
AMERICAS: US law enforcement officers evicted a few remaining protesters from the Venezuelan embassy in Washington, turning the compound over to Ambassador Vecchio.
AFRICA: Sudan’s Transitional Military Council agreed with the opposition alliance that the country’s transition period will last three years.
AMERICAS: A police operation to find an alleged explosive device prevented the holding of the Venezuelan opposition-controlled National Assembly session, during which it intended to denounce the persecution of several of its members.