BREAKING: Egypt’s Prime Minister and Cabinet Resign

Reporting for The Guardian in Cairo, Patrick Kingsley says that Egypt's Prime Minister and cabinet have resigned. Egypt's prime minister, Hazem el-Beblawi,...

Venezuelan Protests: Opposition Leader Lopez Surrenders

Reporting for CNN International, Mariano Castillo and Catherine E. Shoichet are reporting that Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo Lopez has turned himself into...

Democratic Republic of Congo Leader Ntaganda in Hague Court

BBC News Africa is reporting that former Congolese rebel leader Bosco Ntaganda is appearing at the International Criminal Court in The...

South Africa: Largest Trade Union in Platinum Sector on Strike

BBC News Africa is reporting that members of the Association of Miners and Construction Trade Union (AMCU) are on strike. AMCU,...

Africa: CAR Appoints Catherine Samba-Panza Interim President

AlJazeera is reporting that the Central African Republic (CAR) has appointed the mayor of Bangui Catherine Samba-Panza to be interim president,...

Uganda President Refuses to Sign Anti-Gay Law? Says Gays Are ‘Sick’

Faith Karimi of CNN International is reporting that Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has refused to sign a bill that would punish...

Somalia: Al Shabab Bans Use of the Internet; Citizens Outraged

1 is reporting that Islamist extremist rebels Al-Shabab  has banned use of the Internet. Abdi Moalim writes: "In a statement published January...

Central African Republic: Nearly One Million People Flee

Azadeh Ansari of CNN is reporting that nearly one million people have fled the Central African Republic which has been mired...

Justine Sacco Fired: AIDS is No Laughing Matter

Justine Sacco, the PR executive whose hateful and hurtful Tweet about AIDS in Africa that went viral on the Internet has...

Mali: President Keita's Party Wins Parliamentary Elections

0 is reporting that Mali's recent parliamentary elections have resulted in a win for the party of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita. ...

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