Major declarations from two pertinent figures in Mali

Two key figures in Mali have made decisions that may alter the demographic structure of Mali. The figures and their decisions After a coup d’etat put Malian Captain Amadou Sanogo in power on March 21, the threat of sanctions from ECOWAS, the Economic Organization of West Africa, yielded a reversal in policy from Sanogo, who pledged … Continue reading

Piracy in Africa’s Gulf of Guinea kills two in latest attack

So I just wrote this over lunch for GlobalPost! It’s up on their website if you’d like to read it there! Boston – Nigerian pirates opened fire on a cargo ship roughly 110 nautical miles off the coast of Nigeria on Monday, killing the captain and chief engineer, the International Maritime Bureau said. “Armed pirates … Continue reading