Namibia’s President Just Won An Award For Leaving Office

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Namibia’s outgoing president was awarded the multi-million dollar #Ibrahim Prize for 2014 on Monday. The prize committee reviews candidates every year but hasn’t found anyone worthy of winning since 2011. Namibia’s outgoing president Hifikepunye Pohamba has won the 2014 Ibrahim Prize, a multi-million dollar leadership award for African heads of state who honor democratic rules. […]


Americans agree on several issues, but 1 is keeping us torn apart. Here are 4 key facts.

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The presidential race is underway, so we should expect to hear more about money in politics from the candidates. It is, after all, a factor that determines how politicians respond to all other issues and ultimately how people’s lives will be affected by the policy outcomes. Photo by Peter Stevens/Flickr. So far, it hasn’t come […]


Former Georgian President Charged With Abuse Of Power

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Mikhail Saakashvili called the charges against him a “farce,” according to reports. View this image › Vano Shlamov/AFP Former #georgia President Mikhail Saakashvili speaking during a press conference in Tbilisi in 2013. 2. The prosecutor’s office in Georgia has filed criminal charges against former President Mikhail Saakashvili, Reuters reports: Saakashvili was #charged with exceeding his […]