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  • Ghanaian President John Atta Mills dies suddenly at 68

     
    Ghana president, John Atta Mills, died suddenly Tuesday shortly after becoming ill, according to a statement by his office....
  • Millions in Sahel are short on food; aid agencies scrape for cash

     
    Aid agencies put out an S.O.S. on Monday, saying they have fallen far short on funding to feed people in the Sahel area of West Africa, a shortfall that could lead to millions of people starving....
  • Obama administration weighs intervention in Mali

     
    The Obama administration is considering American intervention to pressure Al Qaeda-inspired militants who have seized territory in the African nation of Mali....
  • Liberia's Charles Taylor guilty of aiding, abetting war crimes

     
    Former Liberian President Charles Taylor is found guilty of aiding and abetting war crimes and crimes against humanity. Taylor faces a possible life sentence for his role in arming ruthless rebels in neighboring Sierra Leone in exchange for "blood...
  • Guinea-Bissau military arrests Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Jr.

     
    Military officials in the tiny West African coastal nation known for its illegal drug trade said Friday that Prime Minister Carlos Gomes Jr. had been arrested on accusations of plotting with Angola to crush his country’s military....
  • Tours & cruises

    MEXICO Rockin' on water Sixthman's "VH1 Best Cruise Ever" aboard the Carnival Inspiration will feature a lineup that includes headliners Colbie Caillat, Train and Lifehouse. The itinerary also includes an eight-hour port call in Cozumel. Itinerary:...
  • Tuareg rebels in Mali declare independent state

     
    Tuareg rebels who recently captured northern Mali in a stunning military advance declared their own independent state. The state, which the rebels call Azawad, was immediately dismissed by France, the former colonial power in the region. It was also...
  • Gambians vote in election condemned as unfair

     
    Gambia incumbent president, Yahya Jammeh, likely to be re-elected in vote condemned by the regional body ECOWAS: "Do I look like a loser? There is no way that I can lose unless you tell me that Gambians are mad," said Jammeh, dismissing critics of the...
  • Gas Prices Continue To Fall

     
    National gas prices continue to fall because of more evidence of a weakening economy and increased stability of international oil sources. The national average gas price now stands at $3.42 a gallon, according to AAA. That???s a drop of about......
  • Liberia's Johnson-Sirleaf has unassailable lead in runoff

     
    Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is poised to win a second term. Johnson-Sirleaf had an unassailable lead in votes counted in a presidential runoff, after rival Winston Tubman boycotted the poll....
  • Seeking a new understanding of voodoo

     
    In the west African nation of Benin, a voodoo priest has sought to bring the practice of his faith, which goes on mostly behind closed doors, out into the open, according to the New York Times. Many people in Benin practice voodoo, or voudoun, along...
  • Singing students survive again on 'Amazing Race' [video]

     
    Culture Monster is keeping an eye on the new season of CBS' “Amazing Race,” enjoying the escapades of a harmonizing duo of Princeton students who sing in Nassoons, the school's a capella group. On Sunday's Episode 2 ,the race moved......