2012-02-20 09:45:54Former President Stripped of All Power Trappings[Monitor]
Once upon a time, there was a 25-year-old Valentine Esegragbo Melvine Strasser, who took power in Sierra Leone in 1992. He became the world's youngest head of state and was respected in his country and beyond. Since he lost power in 1996, however, the world has treated him like a nobody, leading him into depression.
Sunday, 11-23-14, 16:44American Students Witness Democracy in Tunisia Up Close[World Learning]Few can forget the images of young people flooding the streets of Tunis to protest a corrupt government during what would become the dawn of the Arab Spring. Nearly four years later a group of American youth are witnessing the birth of a new democratic nation, not on their TV screens miles away, but from those very streets.