Global News Journal

from Africa News blog:

Africa back to the old ways?

March 18, 2009

The overthrow of Madagascar’s leader may have had nothing to do with events elsewhere in Africa, but after four violent changes of power within eight months the question is bound to arise as to whether the continent is returning to old ways.

from Africa News blog:

Madagascar: a slow-motion coup

March 17, 2009

It seems Madagascar's slow-motion coup has at last come to a head with the removal of President Marc Ravalomanana, announced almost casually in a text message from one of his aides.