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Inspired by Angola’s dos Santos, Kabila handpicked an unknown party loyalist as successor. Apparently, he couldn’t be more wrong. Angola’s and DRC’s succession crises In February 2017, Jose Eduardo dos Santos, Angola’s president since 1979, announced that he will step down and not run in August 2017 elections. He also handpicked a loyal hardliner as… Continue reading

Lavish birthday celebration amid severe drought. Huge birthday cakes served to the presidential couple amid starvation fears. 92 years old Robert Mugabe, who has been ruling Zimbabwe with an iron fist for almost three decades, has no sense of decency. Dictators tend to live longer … … but Robert Mugabe seems immortal. The world’s oldest… Continue reading