Category Archives: Politics
Scotland: Chessmen in the battle for independence
How has an ancient set of chess pieces become embroiled in the movement for Scottish Independence?
Korea: Is reunification in sight?
With new leaders in North and South Korea, is reunification a real possibility?
Kenya: Somali refugees fear repatriation
Terrorist attacks in Nairobi have sparked calls for Somali refugees living in the Kenya to be sent back to refugee camps.
Japan: A new era or a step back?
In the elections in December, Japan voted in the conservative Liberal Democratic Party, making Shinzo Abe the Prime Minister.
Uganda: A bumpy road ahead?
The roads in Uganda have been neglected by the government for decades, and seemingly so has the rest of the society.
Israel: Zoabi ban and the Palestinians in Israel
A controversial decision has been made by the Israeli election committee to ban Palestinian Israeli politician Haneen Zoabi, from running in the Israeli national elections in January. The committee decided to ban Zoabi, who currently holds a seat in the Read on! →
Sudan: The clock ticks for Bashir on oil
Why Sudan’s economic problems – not its political ones – may pose the greatest threat to al-Bashir’s regime.
USA: Pressure mounts for Obama on gun control
Another shooting in the US has raised the question of gun control again, with pressure from both sides.