Give a Man a Fish…

…and he’ll run for MP: For fisherman Mahmood Khaled, nicknamed Abu Karam, it’s all about standing up for Lebanon’s poor and downtrodden. “I have no offices and no money,” the mustachioed 47-year-old father of 15 told AFP. Khaled...

Thumbs Up from the Time's

Time Magazine has given rave reviews to the current political play titled: The Suleiman Era. Expectations were low when the former head of the Lebanese Armed Forces, General Michel Suleiman, became president in May 2008 after a nearly two-year political crisis that...

Shake a Hip, Win an Election

That seems to be the gist of it in South Africa: [African National Congress treasurer-general Mathews] Phosa was confident of a convincing ANC win in the election, as was Mashatile, who predicted a large majority. This was said during the ANC function in Johannesburg...