WEEKLY CONTINENTAL: New Beginnings?
Posted on 03. Apr, 2013 by Rana Wasfy in Series
Africa 94-year old apartheid legend and ex-president of South Africa, Nelson Mandela seems to be regaining his health after a hopefully fleeting lung infection. After spending his second night in the hospital, the South African president’s office reassured the public that Mr. Mandela was in good spirits and that he enjoyed a full breakfast this […]
THE WEEKLY CONTINENTAL: Leaders or Criminals?
Posted on 10. Mar, 2013 by Rana Wasfy in Series
Africa After a one month long political crisis sparked by the assassination of lawyer and political leader,Chokri Belaid, Tunisia reaps the fruit of “marathon negotiations”– a newly formed government cabinet. The drop-out of three political parties (WAFA Movement, Parliamentary Freedom and Dignity Bloc, and Democratic Alliance Party) from negotiations left the coalition government, led […]
THE WEEKLY CONTINENTAL: Elections and Resignations?
Posted on 03. Mar, 2013 by Rana Wasfy in Series
Africa One would think Barack Obama has no further political ambitions, after winning his 2nd Presidential Term. That is not the case however, as Malik Obama, Barack Obama’s half-brother from Kenya, is running for governor of Siaya next Monday. Being related to the President of the United States, he also has summoned Barack Obama’s campaign […]