On March 22, soldiers of the Republic of Mali in West Africa, led by junior officers, carried out a coup d'état against the elected president, Amadou Toumani Touré.
During the "scramble for Africa" at the end of the 19th century, Germany had entered the game partly for economic and partly for geopolitical reasons.
Much interest has been aroused in the United States and beyond by the new video "Kony 2012", produced by the organization "Invisible Children."
Senegal held presidential elections. According to election results published yesterday, but what exactly is being decided in terms of this African country's future is hard to say.