At the end of September, student-led protests in Hong Kong made the world talk about the Asian Dragon again. The protests revealed the deep-rooted identity issues of China that have the potential to destabilise not only Hong Kong but also other regions of the country, despite the highly centralised political structure.
Last spring over 200 teenage girls were abducted. The world was sharing the pain of Nigeria one tweet at a time, but the tragedy seemed to be forgotten almost as fast as it had hit the headlines. After half a year of inaction, the Nigerian government is waking up again – right on time for elections!