Stories about Governance from April, 2019
Afghanistan's dwindling Sikh and Hindu communities turn towards the exits
A recent survey found that 60.7% of respondents would emigrate if they were given opportunity.”
#MySkirtMyRight: Women in Madagascar fight sexism and victim-shaming by the government
This incident is merely the catalyst that opens our eyes to the reality: In Malagasy society, violence against women is only the tip of the iceberg.
Malaysian activist under police probe after LGBT speech at the United Nations
"The police investigation into Numan’s statement merely serves to highlight the harassment, bullying and discrimination faced by LGBT persons in Malaysia."
Guinea’s President Alpha Condé tells supporters to be ready to fight
Alpha Condé, the Guinean president, told his supporters to be ready for serious confrontations with those who may oppose him seeking a third term.
Will the Haitian president's third pick for prime minister solve the nation's security issues?
Haiti's security situation is currently quite volatile, sparking hope that the proposed new prime minister will be able to work with President Moise and deal with pressing socio-economic issues.
Expelled Chinese diamond mining firm quietly returns to Zimbabwe
"How can a company mine diamonds from 2010 to 2015 and fail to produce audited financial statements, a basic integrity requirement?"
Angola's president said there was no starvation in the country in interview, sparking indignation
"Today there is a supply of food in Angola, one cannot say that today there is [serious] hunger in Angola, it is a question of some malnutrition," remarked Angola's president.
The story—and uncertain future—of a Barcelona occupation that is both shelter and cultural center
"Building habits and making homeless people feel like the project is theirs. Institutions treat [us] like we're incapable of doing anything."
All you need to know about India's 2019 general elections
After a campaign season complete with hashtag battles between candidates, Indians are gearing up to take to the polls for the 2019 general elections.
Unexplained Wealth Bill in Trinidad & Tobago ruffles some feathers
As a bill targeting "unexplained wealth" is debated in parliament, misinformation abounds and people start playing politics.
In France, police violence escalates to quell yellow vests protests
How is it possible to lose your eye or the use of your hand by joining a demonstration? The use of LBD's by French police are to blame.
When Algeria makes headlines, French and English media report differently
French- and English-language media sources take different approaches to reporting on the Algerian political crisis.
Ugandan police shoot and kill man mistaken for a political assassin
The story of Ronald Ssebulime is bigger than meets the eyes with different accounts of who shot the "suspected assassin" and how he was killed. Will justice prevail?
Hashtag battle in India as candidates go head to head in 2019 summer elections
The fiercely contested political campaigns embrace slogans, counter-slogans and a lot of drama as the world's largest democracy goes into election from the 11th April to 19th May 2019.