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The Gentleman’s Agreement That Could Break Apart Nigeria

The stability of Africa’s most populous nation has hinged on an unwritten political rule that might be coming apart.

The Cable

Mugabe and Entourage Live it Up in Cancún While Zimbabwe Suffers

What’s a $1,500-a-day travel allowance for hard-working flunkies?

Dispatch

Gunfight at the K.C. Corral

Why the Kenyan government won’t do anything to stop attacks on cattle ranchers, including the last remaining white "Kenyan cowboys.”

Dispatch

Chinese Smugglers Are Buying Up Hundreds of Thousands of Illegally Slaughtered African Donkeys

When they’re not smuggling ivory and rhino horn, Africa’s most notorious criminal syndicates are stealing farm animals to make a 2,500-year-old traditional Chinese remedy.

The Cable

Students in Kenya Block Streets With Desks to Protest Their School’s Demolition

They're not letting class be dismissed without a fight.

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