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  • 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
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    France has some 5,000 soldiers deployed in nearby Mali and the Central African Republic (C.A.R.), and can ill afford a further disintegration of regional stability.Africa,Boko Haram,Cameroon,Central African Republic,Chad,France,François Hollande,Jean-Yves Le Drian,Mali,Nigeria,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Dec 16, 2014, 1:25 PM EST
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    Friday’s announcement would indicate that Nida Tounes has definitively ruled out an alliance with Ennahda, cementing its secular support base in the process.Africa,Beji Caid el Sebsi,Ennahda,Moncef Marzouki,Nida Tounes,Tunisia,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Dec 12, 2014, 12:58 PM EST

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