2012-03-15 13:08:58Benghazi's Declaration for Semi-Autonomy Comes As No Surprise[ISS]
After having initiated the uprising that eventually ousted Muammar Gaddafi last September, on March 6th, authorities in Benghazi, through their leader,Ahmed Zubair Senussi, declared the semi-autonomy of their Cyrenaica eastern region, from the Tripolitana. Senussi is a relative of the ousted King Senussi.
Thursday, 02-11-16, 17:45Police Beat Journalists Covering Opposition Candidate's Arrival[RSF] Reporters Without Borders condemns the action of the police in beating journalists who went to Brazzaville's Maya-Maya airport to cover the arrival of Gen. Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, a newly declared presidential candidate. The violence was clearly designed to prevent pluralistic media coverage of next month's election.
Thursday, 02-11-16, 15:39Interministerial Committee Assesses Damage After Torrential Rain[Government of Mauritius] Following the torrential rain of 10 February 2016, an Interministerial Committee, chaired by the Vice-Prime Minister, Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Showkutally Soodhun, met today to assess the present situation across Mauritius, determine the extent of damages in the hard hit areas, as well as prioritise the recovery and emergency works that need to be carried out accordingly.