When restricting the movement of their citizens to slow down the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, low income countries should tailor measures to local socio-economic circumstances.
It's hard to keep up with what's regarded as essential and non-essential services.
Urban dwellers who live in informal city settlements have limited access to basic services, and many of them don't own the land they live on.
A co-operative project that maps services in Dhaka shows how communities of citizens can be more than passive users of the digital platforms that increasingly shape our daily lives.
Populations revolt when lives are improving but not fast enough to meet their rising expectations.
Political factors have played a disproportionate role in decisions on the promotion, transfer and performance assessments of government officials.