Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Says Will Rule Until He’s 100, But A Fierce Power Struggle To Succeed Him Is Raging

Although the First Lady said Mugabe sleeps “with one eye open”, there are no threats to his rule from outside the party. Age is his only real challenger.

No End To South Sudan’s Deadly Conflict: The Fighting Will Continue With The Children, Some Fear

“If they [Dinka] get you, they will slaughter you like a chicken,” one witness said. Another says he saw anti-government rebels raping a woman with a stick in the street

South Sudan: The Collapse Of An Experiment Leaves An Ugly Ethnic And Political War In Its Wake

Some estimate that South Sudan’s death toll rivals Syria’s. Its war is politically driven by the “King of the Hill” logic of a crude state formation