Stories about Weblog from January, 2020
The gathering highlighted several key issues, including the need for better support systems, updated legislation and social reformation programmes to inspire cultural change.
Lagos' waterfront communities are seen as a public health and safety threat, but to residents who struggle to afford to live on the mainland, they are the only option.
"I learned that our political leaders are more responsive than I thought and that advocacy is far more than a mere radio or TV interview."
Gyani Maiya was one of two fluent speakers of Kusunda. With her passing, the language has suffered an irreparable loss.
The crowd included politicians, cultural activists, religious leaders, artists and concerned citizens.
The Jamaica Accountability Meter Portal tracks government performance and gives power back to people
This groundbreaking website tracks the performance of elected representatives by giving citizens unfettered access and educating them about the way their government works.
Taiwan is one of the most vulnerable places for the spread of the virus after the PRC.
Linguists who study Yorùbá have long taken issue with ascribing meaning of the word àmò̩té̩kùn interchangeably with the leopard, cheetah and tiger.
A few days before the extraordinary parliamentary elections in Peru, a disaster generates outrage and solidarity among citizens.
As a diplomat in Lithuania in 1940, Sugihara issued 6,000 visas for Jews looking to flee to the Americas via Japan.
The long-awaited peace deal was announced on Tuesday amid silence and shock from the Middle East.
Closing Nigeria's land borders to solve the recurrence of smuggling will have a negative economic effect on Nigeria and puts a damper on Africa's much-anticipated intra-regional trade investment agreement.
City Corporation elections will be held in Dhaka on February 1, 2020. Netizens are concerned about the use of laminated posters in the election campaign which poses a threat to...
"Myanmar’s oppression dispersed our ethnic minorities, now our poetries bring us together."
The online archive Znaci.net digitized several photos of Auschwitz from different museums in the former Yugoslavia. They tell the story, among other things, of the Mandić family of prisoners from Croatia.
Prior to a new law governing public assembly which came into effect on October 1, 2018, public demonstrations in Hungary were well attended. Now, though they still happen, attendance is...
In the sprawling markets of Côte d'Ivoire, red palm oil is sold in open-air stands in recycled plastic bottles by women. The original red palm tree originates in West Africa.
Nine residents of São Paulo favelas died during a military police operation in Paraisópolis in early December 2019.
Lawyer Gloria Ballason has experienced ongoing intimidation and harassment by Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai, amid a growing crackdown on freedom of expression and dissent in Nigeria.