Naming and Shaming

Barred from staging street protests, Ugandans are leveraging social media to shine a light on the misdeeds of their corrupt and incompetent leaders. The latest online protest, or “exhibition,” is trending under #UgandaParliamentExhibition on X (formerly Twitter), and it details how bureaucrats are abusing public...

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Ape Washing

Malaysia unveiled plans this month for “orangutan diplomacy,” intending to gift the critically endangered apes to countries purchasing its palm oil, a proposal that drew criticism from conservation groups, CNN reported. Last week, Johari Abdul Ghani, Malaysia’s minister for plantations and commodities, announced the plan during...

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The Twelve-Sided Problem

Amateur archaeologists recently discovered a mysterious 12-sided object in England dating back to Roman-era Britain, the latest such dodecahedron to be found that scholars call “one of archaeology’s great enigmas,” CNN reported. The individuals uncovered the Roman dodecahedron in the county of Lincolnshire last June, describing...

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