Africa

Algerian Protesters Against Abdelaziz Bouteflika

In the first direct message to the army from leaders emerging from nearly a month of mass protests against Bouteflika, the National Coordination for Change said the military should “play its constitutional role without interfering in the people’s choice”. Read more.Here's The Full Story…

The Museum of Black Civilizations Opens In Senegal

Ernesto O. Ramirez, assistant director-general for culture of Unesco: “This museum is a response to the aspirations of African children to better understand their memory and other cultures. It is also an important step towards the realization of an Africa with a strong cultural identity: a common heritage, values and ethics.”Here's The Full Story…

Africa Map - Map of Africa

Russia signaled increase influence in Africa, a move seen by France as meddling in its former colonies. “We are pro-actively helping the CAR, knowingly with the support of the people and we would like our efforts to be duly reflected in the French draft,” said Russian Deputy Ambassador Dmitry Polyanski.Here's The Full Story…

Omosede Gabriella Igbinedion, Omosede Igbinedion - Nigeria Politics

The bid by Omosede Igbinedion, candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for Ovia Federal Constituency, Edo State to seek re-election appeared slimmer by the day as hundreds of her supporters from the area abandoned her and defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).Here's The Full Story…