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· April, 2014

Stories about Humor from April, 2014

27 April 2014

8 Shocking Quotes from Malaysian Politicians

Balik Cina is a new website which compiles some of the hilarious and notorious quotes made by Malaysian politicians.

19 April 2014

Cameroonian Bloggers ‘Are the Future, and We Are Writing That Future Now’

An interview with Florian Ngimbis, president of the Cameroonian Bloggers Association, about language, the country's poor Internet penetration and more.

17 April 2014

Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity

RuNet Echo

Romanenko reported that no less than the governor of Vologodsk had filed a complaint against him with the local prosecutor's office because of the jocular post.

13 April 2014

Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 15 of 2014

RuNet Echo

At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.

9 April 2014

Macedonian President's Interview Blunders Leave Macedonians Laughing

A series of gaffes in a televised interview by Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov have provoked widespread discussion among Macedonian social media users as presidential elections approach.

7 April 2014

Satirist’s ‘KFC’ Podcast is Litmus Test for South Korean Free Speech

A satirist and prominent social critic has returned to the airwaves in South Korea after being acquitted on charges of defaming the president.

5 April 2014

Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 14 of 2014

RuNet Echo

At the end of each week, RuNet Echo collects the top ten Russian-language tweets and curates them for Global Voices readers.

3 April 2014

Ethiopians Mock National TV's ‘Lies’ for April Fools’ Day

"In response to allegations by activists that today is #ETVday, ETV announced today is the only day of the year that it does not own. #April1"

2 April 2014

Talk Show Hosts In Pakistan: There is Nothing Holding the Showman Back

RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

RuNet Echo

RuNet Echo has collected the best gags for your amusement.

1 April 2014

Muslims Don't Lie .. Ever

Despite warnings, that jumping on the April Fool's bandwagon would lead to hell, netizens across the Arab world, used the day to criticise their governments.

Delayed Construction Works in Brazil Fuel “(un)Happy” Video

Global Voices’ Admission That It Reported on a Fake Country for Six Years Will Blow Your Mind

The Bridge

In the wake of the devastating discovery of coverage of a fake nation in its archives, Global Voices admits it took the "under-represented countries" thing a bit too far.

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