Stories about Governance from October, 2018
The livelihoods of Madagascar’s coastal communities will be seriously threatened if they must compete with the potential catch capacity of these fishing boats.
Power struggle between ousted Sri Lankan PM and newly appointed PM has led to the death of a protester in Colombo.
"It is necessary to connect European citizens and ocean lovers to the political sphere in order to discuss, make progress, and protect the ocean together."
"Who do these politicians think they are? They are elected by the public, and the public is absolutely entitled to see how they behave."
Their mandates are based solely on contracts signed between them and the city -- which vary a lot from city to city -- and mechanisms of accountability are virtually nonexistent.
Collaborations such as the use of interactive mapping tools reflect the situation of citizens living with security issues. These citizen tools are a practical response to the problem.
In September, the National Security Council announced all NGOs – except in hospitals and schools – were suspended for three months from October 1, and mining companies for one month.
Since they censored Telegram, Iranian officials have deployed aggressive measures in an effort to promote national messaging services.
This is only the third democratic elections to take place in the tiny, landlocked South Asian country since it abolished its Monarchy and adopted a new constitution in 2008.
Elections set for October 20 are a cause for celebration but also an excuse for militants to ramp up attacks.
Gulalai Ismail is a well-known Pashtun human rights activist and founder of Seeds of Peace network.
South Africa is a major destination for young Mozambicans for jobs and studies, and many were left wondering how the ruling will affect them.
António Costa's official visit to Angola following months of diplomatic tensions between the two governments has caused a stir over his clothing choice.
Journalists across India share their testimony on the deteriorating state of media — and vow to fight back
Four journalists have been killed because of their work in 2018. Killings have evoked public outrage, but little response from the government.
Legal scholars and social scientists are likely to pore over this significant judgment for its far-reaching impact on civil liberties and socio-economic issues.
"At this moment, I am on the street crying without knowing where to go."