November 15, 2017United States
November 15, 2017—Journalist John Pomfret has won the sixteenth annual Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) Arthur Ross Book Award for The Beautiful Country and the Middle Kingdom: America and China, …
November 14, 2017Zimbabwe
A military coup may be underway in Zimbabwe against the regime of nonagenarian President Robert Mugabe and his would-be successor wife, Grace.
November 13, 2017Nigeria
This update represents violence in Nigeria and related to Boko Haram in Cameroon, Chad, and Niger between November 4 to November 10.
November 9, 2017South Africa
Delegates of South Africa's ANC will cast a secret ballot to determine the party's new National Executive Committee at the end of December. The front-runners for party leader are Nkosazan Dlamini-Zuma and Cyril Ramaphosa.
November 7, 2017South Africa
A brief review of the way both South Africa’s democracy and the ANC work is needed to explain how someone attached to the publicly toxic Jacob Zuma could be the front-runner to succeed him.