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Burkina Faso Tells President His Time Is Up

Burkina Faso Tells President His Time Is Up

Blaise Compaoré, the President of Burkina Faso, has been told by his people that his time is up. After 27 years in power and a bid to run for re-election yet again – a move that contravenes the nation’s constitution – Compaoré has outstayed his welcome. Protests turned into near revolution as angry mobs set the […]

Burkina Faso Imposes State of Emergency

Burkina Faso Imposes State of Emergency

Burkina Faso has imposed a state of emergency and its government has been dissolved, in the wake of violent rioting and protests aimed at ending the 27-year rule of President Blaise Compaore. As mass protests are continuing in the capital of Ouagadougou, angry crowds of protesters had set fire to parliament and other government buildings, forcing officials […]

Burkina Faso Parliament Stormed by Protesters

Burkina Faso Parliament Stormed by Protesters

Protesters in the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou, have stormed the Parliament and entered the building. Army forces who fired at the crowd in an attempt to quell the increasingly fervent protest were forced to retreat at the angry crowd took the upper hand. This protest began in response to news that Parliament was due […]

Zambia President Michael Sata Has Died

Zambia President Michael Sata Has Died

Reports that Zambia President Michael Sata had died first surfaced late night on Tuesday, Oct. 28 for those located in the U.S. and on Wednesday morning for those located in Zambia, Africa. The news may have shocked many as any illness the president was facing appeared to have been hidden from public knowledge, although certain […]

Economic Development for Rwanda Has Japan Support: Boston Sale

Economic Development for Rwanda Has Japan Support: Boston Sale

A Japanese woman is leading economic development through self-supportive skills in Rwanda, as well as across the world. Many of those participating in the project from this Central/Eastern Africa country survived a massive genocide 20 years ago. Masayo Kodama, the founder of the nonprofit organization (NPO), Reborn Kyoto, is coming to Boston November 13-16. This […]

Cape Verde Islands: Boa Vista is a Beautiful View [Video]

Cape Verde Islands: Boa Vista is a Beautiful View [Video]

At the easternmost point of the Cape Verde Islands lies Boa Vista, which translates to beautiful view, an apt name indeed for this location. Boa Vista is the third-largest island in the Cape Verde group and was, up until recently, one of the sleepiest. Guardian Liberty Voice reported recently on the Cape Verde Islands, an […]

Vacation in the Fascinating Cape Verde Islands [Video]

Vacation in the Fascinating Cape Verde Islands [Video]

Located 350 miles off the Western African coast is an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands known as Cape Verde, perfect as a fascinating and different vacation destination. Officially dubbed the Republic of Cabo Verde, this island country has many and varied scenic landscapes and so much of interest to see. Stuck out in the middle […]

The Latest in the Ebola Battle

The Latest in the Ebola Battle

With the Ebola virus death toll this year topping 2,100 and climbing, the health officials and governments in West Africa are desperately trying new measures to curtail the spread of the virus. The latest efforts in the Ebola battle to test and produce vaccines and treatments have been fast tracked and are not going through […]

Libya Out as Host of African Cup of Nations

Libya Out as Host of African Cup of Nations

The violence that has been a plague for Libya has forced the country to give up hosting the African Cup of Nations football tournament in 2017. The decision was made over security concerns in the unstable African nation and was not a surprise. Since the 2011 overthrowing of Moammar Gadhafi, violence has taken hold of […]

Morocco Travel: Unusual Places to Visit in Marrakech [Videos]

Morocco Travel: Unusual Places to Visit in Marrakech [Videos]

When traveling to exotic Marrakech in Morocco, the gateway to the north of Africa, there are many fascinating places to visit and unusual things to do along the way. Here are some rather different options that are worth taking in during a vacation in these exotic climes. Visiting cities like Marrakech can be exciting indeed, […]

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