Barka! Ga abubuwan da ya kamata ka sani
LIBYA: Western forces launched a second round of missile strikes on forces loyal to Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi in an effort to drive back their offensive against rebel-held cities.
BENIN ELECTION: Benin's constitutional court has confirmed provisional election results that the incumbent president has won a second term.
ETHIOPIA / ERITREA: Ethiopia said Sunday that it is changing its policy on neighboring Eritrea to actively advocate the overthrow of the government in Asmara.
IVORY COAST: Thousands of Ivory Coast youth are gathering in front of the defense ministry to join the army and defend incumbent president Laurent Gbagbo, who is refusing to give up power.
KENYA / REJECTION: With Kenya’s bid to defer the country’s trial at the International Criminal Court all but ended, the government is now changing tack in its efforts to stop proceedings at The Hague.
KENYA / JUSTICE - WOMEN: Women’s groups in Kenya are calling on the government to appoint at least one woman to fill the country’s top judicial positions. The Kenyan president in late January announced nominations for the positions, but withdrew the names following a ruling that the process was unconstitutional. Two commissions are now recruiting candidates for the positions.
IVORY COAST CRISIS: Thousands of youth supporters of incumbent president, Laurent Gbagbo, are enrolling in the nation's army Monday, as civilians continue to flee fighting in the commercial capital, Abidjan.
BENIN ELECTIONS: Benin's constitutional court has confirmed the reelection of president Boni Yayi in this month's presidential poll, despite accusations of fraud by opposition leader, Adrien Houngbedji, who also claimed to have won the poll.
WORLD WATER DAY: Nearly one billion people around the globe lack access to clean safe water. The impact is especially devastating in the developing world where the problems are most acute. On the eve of World Water Day [March 22, 2011] the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting hosts a slate of films at the Environmental Film Festival in Washington focused on water issues.