Violence breaks out after Goodluck Jonathan is declared winner of Nigeria's presidential election, with at least 260 people killed to date. But also: the battle over the US budget for 2012 becomes even more pressing after Standard & Poor's downgrades the country's debt.
- Nicolas NORBROOK, Managing Editor, The Africa Report.
- David CLARK, Deputy Bureau chief Paris, AFP.
- Anne BAGAMERY, Senior editor, International Herald Tribune.
- Steven ERLANGER, Paris Bureau Chief, The New York Times.