MISNA

MISNA, or the Missionary International Service News Agency, provides daily news ‘from, about and for’ the 'world’s Souths', not just in the geographical sense, since December 1997.

Bolivia's Evo Morales
Bolivia's Evo Morales


Bolivia: Morales Officially Declared Winner

Bolivia’s Supreme electoral tribunal (TSE) officially declared President Evo Morales winner of the October 12 presidential election with 61.04% of votes. Based on final results, with 99.82% of votes tallied, the ruling MAS (Movement to Socialism) candidate obtained 3,053, 846 votes, in respect to the runner up Democratic Union (UD) of his main challenger, Samuel […]

Sri Lanka seen from space
Sri Lanka seen from space


Sri Lanka: Foreigners Restricted From Tamil Province

Sri Lankan military spokesman, Brig Ruwan Wanigasooriya, told reporters and local media that foreigners, including accredited and resident correspondents, will have to receive permission from the ministry of Defence to visit the Tamil-majority Northern Province. “This decision follows security concerns due to actions of a few which are considered to be detrimental to the national […]

South Sudan
South Sudan


South Sudan: Security Bill Draws Wide Criticism

A group of national and international human rights organizations called on President Salva Kiir to veto what they defined as an “abusive” bill, passed last week by parliament. The rights groups include Human Rights Watch and South Sudan’s Community Empowerment for Progress Organization (CEPO). The bill gives the National Security Service (NSS) sweeping powers, allow […]