Only days after being elected as the head of the African Union, charismatic leader Muammar Gaddafi has said that democracy in Africa leads to bloodshed.
An interesting start to his year-long role as head of this bloc of 53 nations.
Yesterday, Italy followed France's initiative, canceling $70 million (US) in Liberian debt (news comes out on that in today's local papers). This is another welcome load off Liberia's shoulders, especially amidst recent fears that the 'global economic crisis' will greatly decrease aid and decrease African funding for battling lethal diseases.
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