Cameroon is celebrating women’s rights activist Aissa Doumara Ngatansou after she won France’s inaugural Simone Veil Prize for promoting women’s rights.
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This Democracy Culture archive combines interesting culture, lifestyle, celebrities, weird news, and humor related to democracy. Democracy is a part of nature itself, a way of group decision making that is revolutionary in its application to political power. Democracy exists as part of our culture and is reflected in surprising ways throughout. These stories highlight the many expressions of democracy in everyday life. Also see our Political Art section.
The amazing impact of the recent Nollywood blockbuster “Water of Gold” is a fascinating example of the power of political art.
Sunday marks the start of Sunshine Week, an effort to highlight the role of freedom of information at all levels of the U.S. government.
Praise singers have a history of working for politicians in northern Nigeria. Alot has beeen done this past week ahead of Nigeria’s gubernatorial elections.
Human Rights Campaign to honor Christina Aguilera with Ally for Equality award as she uses her platform to share hope and inspiration to the marginalized.
Activists appear unveiled in Tehran, Iran on International Womens day calling on Iranians to support their defiance of mandatory veiling in Islamist nation.
A group of lawyers and judges— all of them female, are coming together to fight Spousal abusers, child abusers and even rapists, in Sierra Leone.
With drama, crimes and cash, and even dash of witchcraft, the theatrical twists of Nigeria’s politics are inspiring directors from country’s movie industry.
Perhaps none of the communist legacies shared by Vietnam and North Korea highlighted during Kim Jong Un’s “goodwill visit” to Hanoi.
Hala Al-Dosari, Saudi academic and researcher, selected as 1st “Washington Post” Jamal Khashoggi Fellow named after Saudi journalist murdered on 02 October.