Africa
  • Voters electing leader in country's second democratic presidential election since independence in 1958.

    A woman casts her vote at a polling station in Conakry on October 11, 2015.
    LAST UPDATE : Oct 11, 2015, 6:31 PM EDT
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  • Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari waits to speak at the United States Institutes of Peace July 22, 2015 in Washington, D.C.

    Nigeria's president has called on Nigerians to stop their "unruly behaviour" to achieve progress.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 01, 2015, 7:34 AM EDT
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  • Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama. Getty Images

    Weak domestic electoral institutions mean that foreign nationals can fraudulently register to vote with ease.Africa,ECOWAS,electoral fraud,Ghana,John Mahama,Muhammadu Buhari,Nigeria,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 08, 2015, 4:16 PM EDT
  • Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on his previous state visit to Beijing, China, on June 29, 2011. Getty Images

    Mocking the ICC again, Omar al-Bashir is on his second state visit to Sudan's partner and ally China.Africa,Asia-Pacific,China,Darfur,International Criminal Court,oil,Omar al-Bashir,Sudan,War crimes,Xi Jinping,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Sep 01, 2015, 10:28 AM EDT
  • Drought soil in southern Ethiopia. Getty Images

    The government downplays the issue, saying it has stockpiled sufficient food and is helping its farmers.Africa,agriculture,drought,el Niño,Ethiopia,food,U.N. office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 19, 2015, 2:33 PM EDT

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