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Recent and Upcoming Workers' Strikes in the Sahel

Sahelian countries are typically in the international news for elections or insecurity, but it’s interesting to follow labor issues there as well. Public employees’ syndicates in particular can be strong enough to mount newsworthy strikes. 176 more words

Mali

T'kiah Gedolah

T’kiah Gedolah

I saw the best Rhinos of my generation
driven by their coughs
across the slough of California deserts
distressed
by this new Sahel… 458 more words

Poetry

Libyan chaos lures Islamic State to establish a foothold in North Africa

While the world stood horrified at ISIL gruesome video dated 3rd February 2015 showing the killing of Jordanian pilot Muaz Al Kassassbeh being burnt alive, reactions ensued with Jordanian forces carrying out air strikes on ISIL positions in Mosul, Iraq the following day. 2,018 more words

Libya

Algeria Army Kills Five Militants

Algerian soldiers have reportedly killed five suspected militants in the north central region of Tizi Ouzou, east of the capital Algiers. 108 more words

World

L’UNICEF, la FAO et le PAM s’engagent pour l’approche « Ecole de Qualité Amie des Enfants (EQAmE) » afin de booster l’éducation dans la région du Sahel au Burkina Faso

L’UNICEF, la FAO et le PAM ont procédé le mercredi 15 avril 2015 à Katchirga dans le Séno au lancement du projet conjoint « Ecole de Qualité Amie des Enfants (EQAmE) » sous la présidence effective de Monsieur Samadou COULIBALY, Ministre de l’Education Nationale et de l’Alphabétisation assisté de son collègue de la Santé et le Gouverneur de la région du Sahel. 1,271 more words

Burkina Faso

Travel theme: a baobab tree in Africa

This week, Ailsa‘s photo challenge theme is Tree.

The baobab tree is a very mystical tree in Africa. It is often at the centre of foundation myths of the villages and is said to be inhabited by ancestors.  71 more words

Travel

Three Dead In Mali Suicide Attack

A suicide attack at a United Nations base in northern Mali has killed three civilians and seriously injured nine UN peacekeepers. 175 more words

World