Our round up of the countries that are teetering on the edge of breakdown this year.
The Mr. Ugly contest usually ends with a universal celebration of one man's supreme ugliness, but this year's runner-up says the winner isn't even really ugly.
He was greeted by a mob of protestors and journalists.
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe plans to serve a feast of wild animals at his birthday celebration this weekend, and both wildlife conservationists and local villagers are pissed about it.
Which is a shame for Mugabe, considering he's relying on tourism to boost the country's economy.
"Yeah, rings a bell."
But just like last time, not everyone's convinced he won fair and square.
Baba Jukwa is trying to bring down ZANU-PF from the inside.