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The hero in all of us

When the Botswanan football team went on a winning streak, a whole nation was inspired, writes Lauri Kubuitsile.

Filed in: Botswana and Sport

Now is not the time to hate the state

Many Americans are in denial about their dependence on social spending, says Mark Engler.

Filed in: Equality, United States and Wealth

A treacherous occupation

Pakistan is the deadliest country to be a journalist, as Manzoor Ali knows only too well.

Filed in: Media, Pakistan and Terrorism

When a winning smile is not enough

Beauty contests are now big business, but have lost their appeal for Lauri Kubuitsile in her latest Letter From Botswana.

Filed in: Botswana, Culture and Women

The dirt on Teodoro Obiang

Time to take aim at the tyrannical President of Equatorial Guinea in this month’s ‘Worldbeater’.

Filed in: Equatorial Guinea, Oil, Politics and Wealth

A word with Adonis

One of the greatest Arab poets of our time speaks to Giedre Steikunaite about creativity and consciousness.

Filed in: Culture, Democracy, Islam, Poetry and Religion

Country profile: Zambia

Mary Namakando digs out facts and ratings on one of Southern Africa’s most politically stable countries and probes President Sata’s grapple with corruption.

Filed in: Democracy, Economics, Politics, Wealth and Zambia

The unpalatable reality of working for Apple

A fresh wave of reports unveiling exploitation in the iPad empire are forcing Apple to clean up up its act, reports Mark Engler.

Filed in: China, Human Rights, Trade Unions, Wealth and Work

Being nice and doing good

Having opinions on social justice may seem like common sense so why does it incite people to shout in your face? wonders Josie Long.

Filed in: Activism, Democracy, Politics and Society

Foreign Beggars

The artists from hip-hop group Foreign Beggars on street-rooted storytelling and why they won’t dumb down their music.

Filed in: Music and Youth

Kyrgyzstan

Nick Megoran revisits one of the poorest of the former Soviet republics and finds that instability, corruption and ethnic tensions remain.

Filed in: Kyrgyzstan

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