• President Jacob Zuma gives a speech on March 25, 2015. (Source: GovernmentZA/flickr)

    by Lara Vergnaud Zuma is accused of using $23 million of state funds on renovations for his private residence, e.g., an amphitheater and swimming pool.Africa,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Feb 11, 2016, 5:16 PM EST
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    by Lara Vergnaud Article 51 will prevent Algerians with dual nationalities from holding high public office.Africa,Europe,Algeria,Bouteflika,constitutional reform,France,soccer,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Feb 04, 2016, 1:58 PM EST
  • A still from 'Colony.'

    by W. Alex Sanchez Alien overlords notwithstanding, the show's themes are true to life. Think: media blackouts, disappearances, and questionable resistance tactics.Africa,Americas,Asia-Pacific,Europe,Middle East,U.S.,Colony,Dystopia,repression,television,Guest Contributor

    Published Date : Jan 12, 2016, 7:31 AM EST
  • Source: PsychaSec/flickr

    by Michael Lerner Several countries ban fireworks and street carnivals over the risk of crime and violence.Africa,Burkina Faso,Christmas,Crime,fireworks,New Year's,Nigeria,Somalia,Tajikistan,terrorism,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Dec 31, 2015, 4:01 PM EST