Latest posts by Maysun Hassanaly
Equatorial Guinea vice president's supercars seized to fund development programs
The vice president's seven Ferraris, five Bentleys, a Maserati and an Aston Martin were part of this auction on the 29 September in Geneva.
#MySkirtMyRight: Women in Madagascar fight sexism and victim-shaming by the government
This incident is merely the catalyst that opens our eyes to the reality: In Malagasy society, violence against women is only the tip of the iceberg.
The repatriation of African artifacts to countries of origin is tricky business
Many of Africa's "stolen artifacts from colonial times were generally given or donated to French public collections. Thus, these artworks ... have become a property of the French state."
The Yellow Vest movement in France: What's at stake?
"Every time I read about the 'Yellow Vests' in the media, I feel like there is a lack of information, sources and perspectives on this complex topic."
The untold tragedy of 28 Mauritanian soldiers executed on Independence Day
"Great nations ... never try to erase a dark episode out of their history, but instead, show it to the world for everyone to remember and say 'NEVER AGAIN'."
In Madagascar, costly presidential campaigns don't add up to a better life for citizens
"One cannot expect clean politics which have been financed by corrupt money." The combination of secret financing and corruption is a real threat to the legitimacy of Madagascar's elections.
First comprehensive study on child abuse in Madagascar points to alarming level of violence
89% of children report having suffered from domestic abuse at least once and 30% of minors in the island have had a child.
Concerns over United States President Trump's Latest Controversial Foreign Policies Loom Large in Africa
"This is not a very diplomatic strategy. Then again, it is coming from a man whose vision and politics are limited by his lack of awareness about the outside world."
Audrey Azoulay, the Second Woman at the Head of the UNESCO
She won the title after five voting rounds, with 30 votes in her favor against 28 votes for her opponent Hamad bin Abdulaziz Al Kawari, from Qatar
Hippos Mysteriously Die in Droves at a Namibian Natural Park
"Concerns have also been raised that the disease may have affected other animals in the park, particularly Crocodiles that are likely to have fed on any dead animals..."