Zambia’s new president will have to balance austerity and the high expectations of the many unemployed young people and struggling people who voted for him.
South Africa needs some serious structural reforms before its moribund economy can come to life.
Those who benefit from economic reforms are often not the same as those who bear the costs.
Cuba will not legalize same-sex marriage, as gay activists hoped. But its new constitution adds greater protections for LGBTQ people and for women, and gives Cubans the right to own private property.