Category: What’s

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President-elect George Weah: What’s next for Liberia?

A peaceful transition of power in Africa’s oldest republic is cause for optimism, according to analysts, but major challenges lie ahead for Liberia’s president-elect George Weah. A former international football star, Weah tapped into a yearning for change and widespread discontent to win this week’s presidential run-off in a landslide. Boosting the economy will be especially important…

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Zimbabwe: What’s going down?

After ruling Zimbabwe for 37 years, Robert Mugabe has submitted his resignation as president in a letter ro parliament. The news marking the end of an era sparked celebrations in the capital, Harare. Soldiers on November 15 took control of the headquarters of the state broadcaster ZBC and blocked access to government offices, but the army…