Kim Yi Dionne

Contributor, Monkey Cage


Research on presidential gaffes suggest a president tripping and falling shouldn’t have much impact, but this is Zimbabwe, not the U.S.

  • Feb 15, 2015

Edgar Lungu, the ruling party candidate, won Zambia’s presidential by-election. But his biggest challenger, Hakainde Hichilema, has his eyes on 2016.

  • Jan 25, 2015

Sure, the IMF doesn’t deserve all of the blame, but it — and organizations like it — are not exactly blameless either.

  • Jan 5, 2015

Our most widely read posts from the past year were on the midterm elections, Ukraine, Ebola, and more.

  • Dec 31, 2014

Despite focus on the vice president’s race, who takes power following Zambian President Michael Sata’s death is rather straightforward, given constitutional stipulations on succession.

  • Oct 29, 2014

Why knowing where countries are in Africa matters for how the rest of the world thinks about Ebola.

  • Oct 13, 2014

What are the implications of a military response to a public health epidemic?

  • Sep 25, 2014

What potential harms arise when raising alarm about Ebola?

  • Sep 1, 2014

How alarmist, racist coverage of Ebola makes things worse. A dressing down of the latest #NewsweekFail.

  • Aug 25, 2014

Researchers found that African American protesters are more likely to draw police presence and that police are more likely to make arrests and use force and violence at such events.

  • Aug 14, 2014
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