Senegal Gripped by Pre-Election Violence

Growing tensions and violent protests have gripped Senegal ahead of the presidential election. Sunday will be a critical day for Senegalese democracy, as voters head to the polls for a very contentious vote.

Gabon’s Silent Struggle

In the West African country Gabon, protesters have taken to the streets and the government is suppressing the revolt. Sound familiar? Yet there is little to no coverage of these events. Why?

Understanding the Tunisia Protests (Video)

One of the biggest global stories of the past two weeks is a rare display of public anti-government protests in Tunisia. Al Jazeera has a smart discussion of the roots of the protest movement, which was sparked by a huge un-employment crisis.