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2012-02-23 04:23:13 'The Web is Very, Very, Very Powerful' [RNW Africa] "I will vote for Wade, of course!" shouts Amadou, a young taxi driver, taking me to my hotel in downtown Dakar. "Wade has worked hard and that's how it works here." We drive past large posters of the various presidential candidates as Amadou points them out: Abdoulaye Wade, Macky Sall, Moustapha Niasse and Ousmane Tanor Dieng.

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Saturday, 02-13-16, 12:45Nation On the Cusp of Democratic Governance?[Deutsche Welle] Voters will be going to the polls in a weekend run-off election in the Central African Republic that many hope will bring peace to the country after its worst outbreak of sectarian violence since independence in 1960.
Saturday, 02-13-16, 12:37Magufuli's Shock Therapy After 100 Days[Deutsche Welle] #WhatWouldMagufuliDo? After his first 100 days in office, Tanzanian president Magufuli has made several reforms. He has made a big impact leaving other Africans hoping their leaders will follow his example.
Saturday, 02-13-16, 11:07Africa's Phone Users Reach 700 Million[East African] Mobile phone subscriptions are now almost eight times higher in Africa than in 2000, reaching about 700 million.
Saturday, 02-13-16, 11:06Don't Use Rwanda As a Scapegoat in Burundi Crisis[New Times] The Government of Rwanda has announced that it will begin relocating Burundian refugees who fled the ongoing conflict in their country.
Saturday, 02-13-16, 10:15First Lady Dares Lacoste Group - Threatens to Name, Shame Factionalists - Alleges Army Involvement in Bombing[The Herald] The First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe says she will soon name and shame senior Zanu-PF officials fanning factionalism, saying such people were behind youths who were paraded donning T-shirts inscribed "Team Lacoste."

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