Friday News Bites: Boehner Tantrums, War Trickery, Whiskey + More

Every time you think that the Republican wing of the U.S. House of Representatives has exhausted their list of fit-throwing methods, they double down and find new ways to be petulant children. On a related note: I may be a bit cranky about the world this week. Shocking, I know. Read More Friday News Bites: Boehner Tantrums, War Trickery, Whiskey + More

News in Africa: 02/14/2013

This week brings us tragedy, hope, and justice – not in that order. Without further ado, let’s jump in…

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News in Africa: 1/31/2013 (The Article Where I Talk a Lot About Women)

African women have been in the news a lot lately, whether it be women succeeding in various fields or a call for better education and protections for women. It seems only fitting to focus on these various stories for this week’s article. More details after the jump. Read More News in Africa: 1/31/2013 (The Article Where I Talk a Lot About Women)

News in Africa: 12/20/2012

This week’s update on Africa is the bee’s knees with some encouraging and heartwarming news amidst updates on the political scene. Read More News in Africa: 12/20/2012

Leymah Gbowee, Tawakul Karman and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Share Nobel Peace Prize

Three women, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee of Libya and Tawakaul Karman of Yemen, are splitting the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize.  Read More Leymah Gbowee, Tawakul Karman and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Share Nobel Peace Prize