In Crime & Corruption
Feb 27th, 2011
Assiut – Villagers in southern Egypt blocked a highway with burning tyres and set fire to three government buildings on Sunday to protest official corruption, witnesses said. Also in Assiut province, hundreds of civil servants went on strike for better living conditions, saying senior officials...
In Burkina Faso
Feb 25th, 2011
Ouagadougou – Burkina Faso’s government and a witness say four people have been killed in clashes between police and demonstrators in the center of the landlocked west African nation. A government statement issued on Thursday said demonstrations started on Tuesday in the city of Koudougou...