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· April, 2014

Stories about Humor from 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.

Grenada, Antigua: Life Lessons

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.

Facebook Post Spells Legal Trouble for Russian Charity

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.

9 Essentials Uncles You Need In Sri Lanka

Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 15 of 2014

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

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.

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.

Top 10 Russian-Language Tweets, Week 14 of 2014

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

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"

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

RuNet April Fools’ Roundup

RuNet Echo has collected the best gags for your amusement.

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

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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