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Rumble in the Jungle
Rumble in the Jungle
Congo’s President Blows Past Election Deadline

Now that President Kabila has postponed his retirement plans, the opposition may cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war.

Rumble in the Jungle
A Plane Rebuke for Congo’s Opposition Leader

Mo├»se Katumbi’s plane was turned away from the airport at Kinshasa just as he was slated to address tens of thousands of supporters. Election season just got wilder.

Rumble in the Jungle
Dirty Tricks and Judicial Antics in Congo

A judge is in hiding after she revealed the country’s intelligence service coerced her into issuing sham charges against the main opposition politician.

Rumble in the Jungle
2016’s Wildest Election Isn’t Where You Think

The Democratic Republic of the Congo’s presidential election is shaping up to be the biggest match since George Foreman and Muhammad Ali clashed here in 1974.

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Political Economy

If America’s economic momentum persists, Trump may once again prove harder to stop than his opponents imagine.

Reforming China

Even a Chinese state think tank speaks the ugly truth.

Higher Ed Shake Up

Ten months of code camp beats four years of ‘business communications’.

Middle East Aflame

General Mattis wants an early chance to roll back Iranian gains in the region, and despite the risks, Yemen seems like a tempting place to start.

Development in Africa

Events in Ivory Coast remind us that rising expectations produce more revolutions than poverty.


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