Stories about Politics from July, 2017
Bobi Wine used to sing about policy issues. Now he has a chance to shape policy in parliament.
"How does one distinguish between a false report based on an honest mistake and one maliciously spread through print, broadcasting and online?"
A bill seeks to redress historical injustices inflicted on the Oromo people since the establishment of the capital Addis Ababa inside their state. Does it go far enough? Too far?
No more Darwin for schoolchildren, but that might not be the end of it.
"I have nothing against recycling, but to suggest that the children of the poor be squeezed into the old buses from the companies’ trash..."
The "Eid in Mosul" campaign was launched to visit those who had been trapped under Islamic State rule in Mosul.
"It is absurd that security forces are using outdated laws to silence and punish journalists who have committed no crime," wrote the editor of The Irrawaddy.
"#ThingsLongerThanMarleneWuk the continued acceptance of sub-par governance from both parties"
Morocco's governing parties have yet to succeed in defusing tensions in the Rif as the political crisis continues to escalate.