Protesters sit down in the street during an anti-corruption demonstration in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Dec. 1, 2015. Over a hundred demonstrators marched to the Supreme Court, Parliament, and State House on Tuesday to protest against corruption. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)

Kenya losing battle with corruption

Kenya has long been one of the richest and most developed countries in Africa. The capital Nairobi is a hub for businesses all over the continent,...
Ecuador's President Rafael Correa, right, embraces former vice president, Lenin Moreno, during the Alianza PAIS party convention where Moreno was tapped as the ruling party presidential candidate, in Quito, Ecuador, Oct. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa)

Ecuador election tests Correa legacy

A presidential run-off in the South American nation of Ecuador is shaping up as a referendum on the decade-long rule of leftist President Rafael...
Supporters of Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD) party campaign on motorbikes for the general election in Mandalay, Myanmar, Nov. 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Hkun Lat)

Myanmar’s pivotal election

Voters in Myanmar will go to the polls Nov. 8 to elect a parliament in what will be a milestone in the country's transition from military rule to...
A young supporter of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party prepares for a party to celebrate the final day of campaigning in Yangon, Myanmar, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2015. On Sunday Myanmar will hold what is being viewed as the country's best chance for a free and credible election in a quarter of a century. (AP Photo/Mark Baker)

Myanmar’s moment

An explainer on Myanmar's Nov. 8 elections After a half-century of military rule, Myanmar's election Nov. 8 is a key milestone in the country's...
Supporters of television comedian and presidential candidate for the National Front of Convergence party Jimmy Morales, flash the victory sign in front of a screen at their party headquarters in Guatemala City, Sept. 6, 2015.  (AP Photo/Luis Soto)

Guatemala’s turning point election

  After a massive corruption scandal rocked Guatemalan politics this summer, Central America's most populous country goes to the polls Oct....
Ethiopia Journalists

Media crackdown in Ethiopia

Ethiopia's parliamentary elections are set to be held May 24th, but there is little doubt the ruling party will win an overwhelming majority amidst a...