Stories about Elections from January, 2017
"Cutting back where we should: public funding of parties so that it's linked to the vote and not the register."
Energized by Gambian President Yahya Jammeh's ouster, Africans are now criticizing many of the region's international groups for failing to remove other “dictators.”
Hardliners Pressuring Iran's President Rouhani to Ban Popular Telegram App, This Time for 2017 Election
“This (the internet) isn’t freedom. It’s the worst kind of bondage. Polluted anti-religious networks are functioning in this country because the organizations in charge are not doing their jobs.”
"Be patient with democracy and struggle relentlessly to free yourself from the shackles of the caricature the populists have drawn of you [...] I know: I’m from Venezuela."
The organization SocialTIC reviews 2016's most inspirational info-activist projects in Latin America.
To show his support, a young Jakartan has created a miniature figure of Jakarta's controversial, famous governor.
Kenya would be not the first country in Africa to shut down its Internet during elections -- Uganda and The Gambia have already gone this far.
After 37 years in office is President José Eduardo dos Santos really going to step back from power, as he seemed to announce?
After a cultural project proceeds without public consultation and the government spends even more money on a television series to promote it, Hong Kongers stage acts of protest through selfies.