AFP Africa News Agenda

What's happening in Africa on Wednesday:

+ Mandela lies in critical condition in hospital

PRETORIA: Anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela remains hospitalised in a critical but stable condition, but is conscious and communicates with family and friends who visit his bedside. Picture. Video. Graphics. (SAFRICA-HEALTH-POLITICS-MANDELA)


NYALA, Sudan: Reporting on situation in Darfur's largest city after fighting between members of the security forces that left a warcrimes suspect wounded and killed two World Vision aid workers, among others (SUDAN-DARFUR-UNREST)

RABAT: Monitoring after ministers from the Istiqlal party, the main ally of the Islamists who dominate the country's government, resign in a move which could force a reshuffle or even early elections. (MOROCCO-POLITICS-GOVERNMENT)