Stories about Development from October, 2014
Who are Cameroon's big names? Do English speakers and French speakers get along? Gaelle Tjat, based in Douala, gives a colorful portrait of her homeland.
Used batteries, asbestos, lead and other potentially hazardous waste dumped at Thilafushi island are seeping into the water, but environmental concerns have never materialized into a campaign by local activists.
An anonymous group, "Citizens4dhighway", places a malicious ad in a local daily designed to look like a newspaper report intended to belittle Dr. Kublalsingh's hunger strike. The outcry continues.
Nigeria should not rest following the declaration by the World Health Organization of being Ebola-free.
"Never mind the Caribbean, I don't believe the average resident of any of the developing countries...are as conscious of the issue as they should be."
A satirical video dealing with the Highway Re-Route Movement's protest over the construction of part of a bypass, calls out the government's "commitment to truth vs. spin”.
France's public debt is set to rise by more than 70 billion euros next year, yet France is currently borrowing at historically low rates.
Yerevan, Armenia's capital, has experienced war, communism and a devestating earthquake in 1988. Throughout the city's diverse history, its residents and architecture have left their mark on each other.
Recent online misadventures of Jamaica's state officials are an example of how social media are changing the way Caribbean politicians interact with the public.