Congo-Kinshasa:Humanitarian Crisis Deepens As President Kabila Clings to Power

[Deutsche Welle] Aid experts say the number of Congolese in need of aid, including food, has doubled over the past year. President Joseph Kabila has refused to leave office despite an election mandate that expired at the end of 2016.

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Zimbabwe:Opposition Struggles to Recalibrate Itself for Elections

[Democracy Works] The death of opposition heavyweight Morgan Tsvangirai robbed Zimbabwe of the strongest challenger to Robert Mugabe for almost 20 years – and no successor will be able to emulate him fully. Mugabe has now gone, but Tsvangirai’s party, the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), is bitterly divided.

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Zimbabwe:Mugabe Drops ED ‘Coup’ Bombshell

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former president Robert Mugabe yesterday opened up about his ouster last year by the army, disclosing for the first time that some people were allegedly killed and others tortured as the 94-year-old politician piled up pressure on his successor, President Emmerson Mnangagwa.

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