News that Senegalese MPs voted to abolish the country's senate to save funds for victims of a deadly flood has sparked a debate in Nigeria about the cost-effectiveness of a bicameral legislature composed of the Senate and House of Representatives.
PEN Canada, a national organisation of writers, has announced a new initiative to counter “efforts by different levels of government to curb, control, obfuscate, and sometimes even suspend the basic rights of Canadians”.
Nitish Kumar of Janata Dal-United (JDU) who ruled the state of Bihar in coalition with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and contested the elections together are set for a landslide victory. The result is an outcome of some people centric measures.
Whatever’s said about Barack Obama in future, “economic populist” won’t be one of the descriptors. As the Denial Machine Formerly Known As American Political Thought recycles press releases, compromise is about all that's looking likely.