Stories from 16 March 2014
The cold war defined post-colonial African politics with its left vs right dichotomy. But is it still relevant for the continent today ?
Issues of land distribution and judiciary corruption come to the forefront as peasants accused of the Curuguaty massacre on hunger strike await a fair trial to prove their innocence.
Birdwatching is more fun than Tweeting. Check out some of the wild birds from the southern island of Mindanao in the Philippines. Keep on birding!
Before Alexey Navalny's LiveJournal blog was blocked late last week for breaking the terms of his house arrest, he published a long opinion piece on the situation in Ukraine.
In Russia, it is exceedingly rare for anyone who regularly appears on television or the silver screen to criticize, let alone denounce, Vladimir Putin. But did Khabensky?
Le continent africain apparaît comme la nouvelle frontière mondiale du développement numérique. Ce développement provoque une nouvelle impulsion entrepreneuriale en Afrique, et notamment en Afrique francophone. Mais ce potentiel reste très largement méconnu en Europe ainsi qu'en France. The African continent appears to be the new global frontier of digital development. This development has caused a new...
Koolsaina writes that a Malagasy girl killed herself [fr] after photos of her were posted on a Facebook page that showcase photos of young women from Madagascar without their consent. A call to Facebook administrators was initiated to take down the page. As of today (March 16, 2014), Koolsaina reports...
Chinese film and TV directors often blame strict censorship for losing domestic viewers. But what limits do censorship place on the content of Chinese TV series?