• The ANC is widely expected to return to power although analysts say anything less than 60% of the vote for the party will be seen as a major upset.

    With about 96% of the results in, the ANC has 62% of the vote, followed by the Democratic Alliance with 22%.

    LAST UPDATE : May 09, 2014, 6:51 AM EDT
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    Zimbabwe's president claims he decreased his monthly salary to $4,000 to reflect "hard times."Africa,Politics of Zimbabwe,Robert Mugabe,Zimbabwe,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Apr 22, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT
  • Kenyans walk past the parliament building in Nairobi on September 5, 2013.

    Female MPs stormed out of a late-night parliamentary session in a row over the legalization of polygamy.

    LAST UPDATE : Mar 24, 2014, 7:15 AM EDT
  • Even amidst the rise of phenomena like “globalization” and “transnationalism,” states continue to rely on physical barriers to reinforce intangible ones. Africa,Americas,Asia-Pacific,Middle East,Algeria,Bangladesh,India,Israel,Israeli West Bank barrier,Jordan,Kuwait,Mexico,Mexico – United States barrier,Moroccan Wall,Morocco,Oman,Qatar,Saudi Arabia,United Arab Emirates,United States,Western Sahara,Yemen,Lara Vergnaud
    Published Date : Aug 29, 2014, 12:08 PM EDT
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    Near the bottom of the list is a member of the 10,000 Days Club, Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe who has been in office for a remarkable 12,000+ days. Africa,Democratic Republic of Congo,Goodluck Jonathan,Ibrahim Boubecar Keita,Joseph Kabila,Mali,Nigeria,Paul Biya,Robert Mugabe,Zimbabwe,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Aug 27, 2014, 10:14 AM EDT