Raheela Mahomed

Raheela Mahomed

US & Canada

Saudi Arabia: Global pressure calling for end to arms sales

US lawmakers propose bill that also calls for end to military co-operation after Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's killing and over war in Yemen.

Saudi Arabia: Global pressure calling for end to arms sales

Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe's new information era

Rights groups are demanding a review of outdated laws on information transparency.

Zimbabwe's new information era

Asia

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet in protest crackdown

Students in Bangladesh say they wanted a peaceful protest, but rubber bullets and tear gas have ended that.

Bangladesh shuts down mobile internet in protest crackdown

Mexico

Mexico's elections and the problem with fake news

Fake news, fake polls and fake voting instructions - misinformation abounds in Mexico's upcoming election and verification programmes are struggling to keep up.

Mexico's elections and the problem with fake news

Latin America

Mexico's election marred by deadly violence

May was the deadliest month recorded in Mexico, since the government began releasing homicide data.

Mexico's election marred by deadly violence

Human Rights

Uganda's women say enough is enough

Women in Uganda protest after series of murders and kidnappings, accusing police of not dealing with cases effectively.

Uganda's women say enough is enough

Middle East

Saudi Arabia to open first public cinema in 35 years

Hollywood blockbuster action film Black Panther is the first movie to be screened in the capital Riyadh.

Saudi Arabia to open first public cinema in 35 years

Africa

Tanzania law for online content 'threatens free speech'

Bloggers, social media influencers and online platforms will now have to apply for a licence and pay a fee of $930 if they want to keep their sites up.

Tanzania law for online content 'threatens free speech'