Ethiopia: Africa's First Commodity Exchange Transformed Economy

In the Guardian, Lauren Everitt of All interviews Eleni Gabre-Madhin on how a market has empowered Ethiopian farmers by focusing...

Brazil: President Dilma Rousseff Re-Elected

The BBC is reporting that Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff has been re-elected after securing more than 51% of votes in the...

Pope Francis Visits Brazil for World Youth Day

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that Pope Francis traveled to Brazil for the 2013 World Youth Day (WYD)....

Egypt Presidential Election: More Women Voting Than Men?

Aljazeera is reporting that Egypt's presidential election has entered a second and final day, with former army chief Abdel Fatah el-Sisi...

Haiti: Airport to be Renamed in Honor of Hugo Chavez

Caribbean 360 is reporting that Haiti will rename Cap-Haitien International Airport in the north to Hugo Chavez International Airport after the...

Nigeria: Boko Haram Camps Attacked; 17 Dead

BBC Africa is reporting that Nigeria's military has killed 17 insurgents in an attack on two training camps belonging to the...

Barbados Workers Union Set to Strike

Caribbean 360 is reporting that the Barbados Workers Union (BWU) will “definitely” embark upon industrial action after efforts to get the...

Brazil: 31 Student Arrests in Protests Over Rio Bus Fares

Ben Tavener of The Rio Times is reporting that protests over the increase in bus fares in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil...

Brazil: 245 People Killed in Nightclub Fire

Lucy Jordan of The Rio Times is reporting that 245 people were killed at Kiss nightclub in central Rio Grande do...

Nigeria: President's Pardon of Gov. Convicted of Stealing Millions Draws Ire

The Associated Press is reporting that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan's pardon of a politician convicted of stealing millions has outraged the...

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