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South Africa’s Election: Key Issues, Party Promises, and The Facts

Introduction: For the first time since gaining power through the country’s first democratic elections 30 years ago, South Africa’s ruling African National Congress (ANC) is projected to receive less than 50 percent of the vote, the minimum it requires to continue governing alone.  This possibility alone has made the election set for May 29 a watershed moment for the country.  A myriad...

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Philippine Mayor Questioned Over Allegations She is A Chinese Spy

On May 22nd, Alice Guo, the mayor of Bamban, appeared in front of a Philippine Senate panel for the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operator (POGO) that operated in the town. Guo’s appearance is the second...

Alternative for Germany Expelled From EU Coalition Following SS Remarks

The German political party Alternative for Germany (AfD) was expelled on Thursday from Identity and Democracy (ID), a right-wing nationalist coalition in the European Parliament, following remarks from the party's leading candidate for the...

Tens of Thousands Displaced in El-Fasher, Sudan, as Attacks Mount

Tens of thousands of people are reported to be fleeing areas of El-Fasher, in Sudan, as civilian casualties continue to mount. Various humanitarian organizations are warning of a humanitarian disaster if attacks continue, with...