Somali pirates sink maritime industry
Sea piracy has doubled in the last six years, costing the maritime industry more than $16 billion each year.
Posted: September 22, 2008 15:21
World elections spark blogger reactions
In recent weeks, several national elections took place around the world. Here is a round-up of the newly elected with comments from bloggers.
Posted: September 19, 2008 16:49
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Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”
Rebel militants threatened an "oil war" in Nigeria after attacks on Shell and Chevron flow stations earlier this week.
Posted: September 18, 2008 17:31
Rwanda’s parliament mandates quota for women
Women make up 48 percent of Rwanda's parliament -- a result of both an electoral quota and of the death of many men in the country's 1994 genocide.
Posted: September 16, 2008 19:56
Angola’s ruling party heads to victory
A Worldfocus contributing blogger lays out the results of the Angolan elections and their impact on the country.
Posted: September 11, 2008 09:49
Ethiopian troops retreat from Somalia
A Worldfocus contributing blogger reports on Ethiopia's withdrawal from Somalia.
Posted: September 11, 2008 09:42
Venezuela’s Chavez announces African intentions
A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines Hugo Chavez's foreign policy interests on African soil.
Posted: September 9, 2008 18:13