Zimbabwe’s President Clings to Power After Being Sacked As Ruling Party Leader

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe addressed the nation in a televised speech Sunday after being sacked as the ruling party leader. Reading his statement in a hesitant manner, the 93-year-old leader said “the pillars of state remained functional” during the most recent political turmoil and made it known he would preside …

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Africa Politics Creep Into French PM’s Visit to Morocco

RABAT, MOROCCO —  France’s prime minister launched a mission Wednesday to reinvigorate trade and cooperation with Morocco, which has steadily positioned itself as a regional economic powerhouse focused on Africa instead of its former colonial ruler. French government ministers, state secretaries and a large group of business leaders accompanied Prime …

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