Map of Zimbabwe. (BBC)

It was never going to end well for our Uncle Bob, was it? Like him, probably, I was napping when the coup took place. You wait your whole life, literally if you are my age, to see this era come to an end and what happens? The army gets to it while you nod off a little bit. Looks like we both missed the party on the streets of Zimbabwe.

Map of Africa. (AFP)

Kleptocracy—a type of corruption in which government or public officials seek personal gain at the expense of those being governed—undermines U.S. interests across sub-Saharan Africa. By promoting poor governance, kleptocracy weakens democracy and security. Popular anger and despair over corruption often fuel radical movements and insurgencies that are profoundly antagonistic to the United States and challenge the growth of democracy and the rule of law in countries that are actual or potential U.S. partners.

A women holding American Flag. (Getty Images)

There are two main questions about President Donald Trump's recently issued immigration policies. First, is the administration embarking on a campaign of mass deportations of undocumented immigrants? Second, if so, why?

In “The Wealth of Nations,” published in 1776, Adam Smith described the early events of globalization that commenced with Christopher Columbus’s discovery of the sea route from Europe to the Americas in 1492, and Vasco da Gama’s voyage from Europe to India in 1498.

The light rail system in Addis Ababa. (Wikimedia)

Addis Ababa has a surprise in store for those who haven’t visited in two years. Cutting through the heart of this booming city, where construction cranes are the most persistent feature of the skyline, is the Addis Ababa Light Rapid Transit (AALRT) network. It rears up suddenly at Meskel Square, which until 2013 gazed out onto an expanse of chaotic traffic. The traffic now bustles beneath the shadow of what is only the second metro ever built south of the Sahara.

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