Stories from 2 January 2023
Artists reimagine Jamaica’s Nanny of the Maroons as much more than a warrior queen
Jamaica's only woman National Hero, “Grandie Nanny,” as she is called, is commonly portrayed as a fierce warrior, but a new art exhibition tries to paint a more comprehensive picture.
What’s Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki’s next move after a dubious truce?
The peace agreement signed by the Ethiopian government and the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) was designed to end the bloodiest war currently underway anywhere. As uncertainty mounts about whether the ceasefire will hold, what is Eritrea’s President Isaias Afwerki likely to do next?
Can a literary festival bring Nepali literature to the international stage?
The 10th edition of the Nepal Literature Festival, Nepal’s only international literary festival, brought together local and international writers and prompted discussions on literature, culture, poetry, music and many more topics.
Mountain Jews: A glimpse into the life of one of Azerbaijan's minorities
A Berlin exhibition provides a glimpse into the life of Azerbaijan's Mountain Jews, a group originating from Persia that settled in the Caucasus and maintained its identity to this day.
China’s Belt and Road Initiative divides the Pacific
Global Voices Southeast Asia and Oceania editor Mong Palatino reviews the impact of China's economic and diplomatic expansion in the Pacific.