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· April, 2009

Stories about Politics from April, 2009

28 April 2009

The News of Bantu Mwaura's death shocks Kenyan bloggers

The news of Bantu Mwaura’s death have caught many with absolute shock. Bantu Mwaura, an award winning Kenyan performing artist, director, playwright, storyteller, poet and university lecturer is dead.

Morocco: AIDS, Money and Sex Toys

Morocco has a reputation of tolerance, and although this is mainly a young and fairly open society there are still instances of prejudices suffered by people infected with HIV/AIDS, and...

Cuba: Right to Travel

Bermuda, Turks & Caicos: Better Representation

Trinidad & Tobago: What's Happening?

St. Lucia: Ideas on the Strike

Central & Eastern Europe: Racism Roundup

Ukraine, Russia: Tymoshenko-Pugacheva Duet

Russia: Sochi Election

27 April 2009

Brazil: Fly me to the moon with public money

Another scandal has taken the Brazilian blogosphere by storm – it has come to light that public money is being used to fund holidays abroad for parliament members and their...

Cuba: Strike of the Period?

India: Why Vote For Congress?

Haiti, U.S.A.: TPS for Haitians

Trinidad & Tobago: Re-engineering

Jamaica: Gas Tax

South Africa: Why I miss South Africa

Indian Elections '09: On the Black Money trail

Black money stashed away in overseas tax havens/secret Swiss bank accounts - is not a new topic in India. However, the very same topic is generating quite a bit of...

South Africa: ANC and Democratic Alliance 2004 versus 2009

China: Who is Siemen's Man in China?

Japan: The Trouble with ‘Free’ Money

As part of an economic stimulus package, the Japanese government is spending two trillion JPY for cash handouts to boost consumer spending. To put it simply, all Japanese citizens and...