Why the argument that authoritarian regimes are better at handling pandemics isn’t that simple.
Surveys shows that the majority of Africans prefer democracy, despite its flaws, to the alternatives.
The growth of new, vibrant, independent media sites and projects in South Africa have challenged conceptions of what a newsroom is. On limited budgets, some even fare better than mainstream media.
An abundance of natural resources has helped Kazakhstan attract billions in investments. Despite its booming economy, the government is unlikely to move towards democracy any time soon.