Special voting booths for people with disabilities to be introduced in the Solomon Islands

Chief Electoral Officer Mose Saitala confirmed a partnership between Solomon Islands Electoral Commission, Strengthening the Electoral Cycle in Solomon Islands Phase II, Solrice, and people who have disabilities. Solrice is a company in the Solomon Islands, owned by Australia’s SunRice, that is Solomon Islands’ leading supplier of rice products. To help spread information about this […]

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Bangladesh’s growing online sacrificial cattle trade

For the Islamic festival of Eid ul-Azha, or the Feast of Sacrifice, animals can be sacrificed as a way to observe this festival. In Dhaka, the capital and largest city of Bangladesh, people of the Dhaka South City Corporation have selected at least 602 spots for the Korbani sacrifices scheduled to happen on August 22nd, […]

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Algeria’s president fired 2 generals.

On Friday, Algerian president Abdelaziz Bouteflika fired 2 generals. A large percentage of the country’s economy relies on oil, and while as of writing the president hasn’t given a public explanation as to why the generals were fired, there is speculation that this could have something to do with the 2019 presidential elections. It’s entirely possible the […]

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Japanese officials in negotiations for Prime Minister Abe to meet China’s President Xi Jinping in October

Officials in the government of Japan and China are in negotiations for the prime minister of Japan, and the president of China, to meet October 23rd. This is to help mark the 40th anniversary of the Japan-China Peace and Friendship Treaty. The relationship between people in the governments of both countries has been back and forth. […]

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