On Lion King: Beyonce Didn’t Forget East and North Africa
When Beyonce announced her new album, “Lion King: The Gift,” she probably had no idea that she would unleash a sequence of events that would divide the continent across cultural lines. The album, which would accompany remake of the famous Disney animated film, which opens Friday has thrown Africans against each other, with conversations about the lack of inclusive representation of all the major sound cultures on the continent.
Flooding kills five in snow-hit Algeria
Algeria's civil protection unit said Saturday five people died after being swept away by flood waters as a cold snap in the Maghreb brought snow to several of the country's regions. "All the victims have been retrieved over the last 48 hours after being swept away by waters in Annaba, El Tarf, Tizi Ouzou and…
US bans laptops, tablets on flights from Turkey and Arab world
The United States warned Tuesday that extremists plan to target planes with bombs hidden in electronic devices, and banned carrying them on flights from 10 airports in Turkey, the Middle East and North Africa.