Senegal: One person dead, as police clash with demonstrators protesting 85 year old president Wade's decision to seek third term. Somalia: At ceremony marking three years in power, Somalia's president calls on the al-Shabab militants to start peace negotiations with government. South Sudan: Top official says Khartoum's leaders are "worse than pirates" beacuse of high transit fees they have imposed on oil from South Sudan. South Africa: At Johannesburg news conference, Zimbabwe rights activists warn that President Mugabe will use state security forces control elections planned for this. USA: President Barack Obama checks out the latest US hybrid vehicles during a visit to the Washington Auto Show.
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