• 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
  • In many ways, the current, caretaker government is cleaning up its predecessor’s mess. Africa,Chaambi mountains,Ennahda,Islamism,Mehdi Jomaa,Tunisia,Lara Vergnaud
    Published Date : Jul 21, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT
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    France has a new objective: fight terrorism in the Sahel via the 3,000-man Operation Barkhane.Africa,France,François Hollande,Ibrahim Boubecar Keita,Jean-Yves Le Drian,Mali,Northern Mali,Tuareg,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Jul 15, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT