President Cyril Ramaphosa. Credit: The Presidency of the Republic of South Africa / Flickr. 

The administration’s first moves have raised hopes that the corruption and neglect of the Zuma era are truly coming to an end.

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The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front elected Dr. Abiy Ahmed as chairman and prime minister-designate. 

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Photo by Julia Berezovska/Press office NB.

Denying the problem’s existence will only help perpetuate it.

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New Ukrainian laws regulating NGOs threaten the independence and effectiveness of civil society groups. 

The Trump administration imposed sanctions on Russian organizations and individuals for election meddling and cyberattacks targeting the United States. 

Rulers in Moscow, Cairo, and Baku are eager to show their strength, but afraid to put it to a real test.

У відповідь на нещодавні напади на мирні демонстрації, які відзначали Міжнародний жіночий день у Києві, Львові та Ужгороді, Freedom House публікує таку заяву.

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Participants in several women’s rights marches in Kyiv, Lviv, and Uzhgorod, have been threatened, beaten, and attacked by opponents.

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Iksander Yerimbetov. Credit: Forbes.kz

The state’s abusive tactics in the case of an exiled oligarch can also be used against politicians, activists, and journalists.

Cuban authorities refused to allow two former Latin American presidents to enter the country to attend a democracy-related award ceremony this week.

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