Posts Tagged ‘North Africa’

  • Arab Awakening in Mauritania – Day of Rage 25 April
    The Arab Awakening is spreading across North Africa. I’m using the Al Jazeera English term now rather than Arab Spring. I haven’t seen a lot of  flowering as of yet, but definitely a culture waking up and demanding social justice.   @weddady weddady Protest in #Mauritania is fueled by a popular sentiment that General Aziz the current ruler is the...
    by at April 25th, 2011 at 04:04 pm
  • The Unwanted Arab Spring that’s bad for business
    Call me a cynic. God knows I’ve tried to be an idealist for the last couple of months. It started with Egypt. I was so moved by the millions of people who braved everything to take to the streets and demand Mubarak step down. Yes! Tunisia was not a fluke. A democratic wave might roll through the autocratic Middle-East and North Africa. There was hope. There was light. But...
    by at April 3rd, 2011 at 10:04 am