Gaddafi has accepted ceasefire-South Africa

A delegation of African leaders said Sunday that their Libyan counterpart Moammar Gadhafi accepted their “road map” for a cease-fire with rebels, whom they will meet with Monday. They met hours after NATO airstrikes battered Gadhafi’s tanks, helping Libyan rebels push back government troops that had been advancing quickly toward the opposition’s eastern stronghold.

Madagascar: AU imposes new sanctions

The African Union imposed sanctions on Madagascar’s leadership on Wednesday for its failure to comply with power-sharing deals struck since President Andry Rajoelina seized power a year ago. “The sanctions consist of a refusal to grant visas, the freezing of assets, including their financial assets in foreign banks, and diplomatic isolation,” said Ramtane Lamamra, the […]