January 26, 2017Sub-Saharan Africa
South Africa’s Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) is a voice of radical causes, including the expropriation of white-owned land without compensation. It is led by Julius Malema, former head of the Afric…
August 2, 2018Zimbabwe
The people of Zimbabwe turned out in impressively large numbers—the Zimbabwe Election Commission reported 70 percent of voters turned out—on July 30 to choose a way forward for their country. The election, the first without Robert Mugabe on the ballot, was billed as a chance to close a painful chapter in the country's history, and bring real legitimacy, at last, to the government. It was a moment of hope.