Louise Gray speaks to the Grammy award-winning singer from Benin who refuses to be ‘put into a little box.’
Sandhya Srinivasan writes from India on the curious tale of Dinesh Thakur and the generics maker Ranbaxy.
Ruby Diamonde tells the story of a woman widowed by violence, trying to rebuild her life in Central African Republic.
Amy Hall writes about a David and Goliath battle where an Australian village is taking on a mining giant.
Mark and Paul Engler consider the old divide between ‘movements’ and ‘organizations’.
The ghost of mass murder dogs the two main parties, writes Ajay Vakil.
Thanks to grassroots action, corporations are being encouraged to divert edible excess from bins to bellies. Jemma Crew reports.
Yiddish has a reputation for being intrinsically funny – but, says Alex Hacillo, there are better reasons for ensuring it doesn’t die out.
As its people go to the polls, Kamal Benkoussa fears that his country is on the brink of a political and economic precipice.
From the morally bankrupt to the cleanest candidates ever – who will the country choose? Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports.
One Western aid worker is frustrated and sickened by what’s going on in Burma.
Sierra Leone is a prime destination for big businesses wanting to avoid paying tax, says Joseph Stead.
David Ransom on plans to dig the biggest hole in the world and what it could mean to local biodiversity.