Africa
  • 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

    Ghanaian President John Dramani Mahama. Getty Images
  • 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
  • Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe talks during celebrations marking his 90th birthday in Marondera, 2/23/14. Getty Images

    At least 18,000 people have been fired in Zimbabwe in the past two weeks or so, more than all of last year.Africa,layoffs,Robert Mugabe,Supreme Court,Zimbabwe,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Aug 10, 2015, 4:07 PM EDT
  • Residents line up prior to casting their vote in the village of Buye, the hometown of Burundi's president in Ngozi province, northern Burundi, on July 21, 2015.

    The car of Gen. Adolphe Nshimirimana was reportedly attacked with machine guns and rocket launchers.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 02, 2015, 11:48 AM EDT
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  • Migrants arrives in the port of Messina after a rescue operation at sea on April 18, 2015 in Sicily. GIOVANNI ISOLINO/AFP/Getty

    As the E.U. falls short in resettlement targets, the G.C.C. is playing no role-- but it should.Africa,Europe,Middle East,Greece,Gulf Cooperation Council,Illegal immigration,Italy,refugees,Saudi Arabia,Syria,Michael Lerner

    Published Date : Jul 21, 2015, 2:34 PM EDT

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