Newslink 2011-03-31 Third Edition
South Africa confirms Chief-of-Staff of Ivory Coast Army loyal to embattled leader Gbagbo is taking refuge at its embassy in Abidjan, as Ouattara's Prime Minister Guillaume Soro warns Gbagbo to step down within hours or the New Forces rebels will march on Abidjan.
China’s President Hu Jintao warns that Western coalition airstrikes on Libya could violate the spirit of the UN resolution on the North African country if civilians are killed in the process
Nigeria’s ruling party candidate, Jonathan holds one-man TV debate, as his opponents boycott the show for what they refer to as his arrogance
Burkina Faso’s president, Blaise Campaore calls for calm and serenity following days of shooting and looting spree by a group of disgruntled soldiers
Liberian-born American makes history in the US for being the only African immigrant to run for mayor of the city of Brooklyn Park in 150-years --- The mayoral aspirant is today’s Newslink GuestTweet