Topic: West Africa
Nigeria's acting president, Goodluck Jonathan, met with President Obama on the sidelines of the nuclear summit in Washington. On Monday, Jonathan discussed holding clean elections next year in a nation that is one of Africa's top oil suppliers.
04/13/2010 11:05 am
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Niger's junta flexed its political and military power in ousting a strongman who overstayed his electoral mandate. Secretly, many locals are happy with the Niger coup.
03/25/2010 04:41 pm
The Rio Tinto trial of four executives from the Australian mining giant on charges of bribery and espionage will have a 'lingering effect on the quality' of relations between Australia and China, analysts say.
03/24/2010 10:07 am
Nigeria's Goodluck Jonathan, acting president, unexpectedly dissolved the nation's cabinet Wednesday in a move to quickly assert power during the elected president's absence. He's expected to announce a new cabinet within days.
03/18/2010 11:37 am
Searching for the hot new thing? Constantly checking your Twitter stream, RSS feeds, and breaking news alerts? It's great to stay informed, but don't forget what's right in front of you
03/12/2010 08:45 am
In the central Nigerian city of Jos, at least 260 people have reportedly died during fighting between Christians and Muslims.
01/22/2010 08:06 am
In remotest West Africa, an Internet cafe seamlessly blends with the desert lifestyle.
01/19/2010 05:59 pm
Pirates are making headway off the West African coast – the Gulf of Guinea is second only to Somalia in terms of pirate attacks.
01/15/2010 05:31 pm
There is growing concerns that Al Qaeda in Africa and Latin American drug cartels are working together. Latin American cocaine flights go to Africa, en route to Europe. Are Al Qaeda members on the empty planes back to Latin America?
01/15/2010 12:08 pm