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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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Crude Economics

The decision to extend production cuts was as predictable as it was desperate.

deep state

The Manchester leaks are the product of a dangerously arrogant and unaccountable intelligence community.

Better Late Than Never

More, please.


The share of people who benefit from the stock market should be widening, not contracting.

Market Failure

The EU’s ailing Emissions Trading System is looking more useless than ever before.

Settled Science

Our worst-case climate scenarios are relying on outdated, incorrect coal data.

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