Shadow Government

Trump’s Deafening Silence on Africa

President Trump’s repeated emphasis of “America First” during his inaugural speech leaves many to wonder what will be the basis for U.S.-African cooperation in in the Trump era.

The Cable

Watch: South African Presidential Address Turns Violent

Jeers, fistfights and pepper spray in the parliamentary chamber.

The Cable

The Very Hungry Caterpillar From Hell

A nondescript pest is threatening African food stocks — and could be headed to Europe and Asia.

The Cable

Catch Up on The Presidential Debates: Somalia Edition

Not to worry: Even Trump came up, tangentially.

The Cable

How Not to Handle Criticism, Brought to You By Robert Mugabe

The Zimbabwean dictator’s very public, very amusing fallout with a former political ally in South Africa.

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