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African grannies go solar

Indian activist Bunker Roy is bringing electric light to rural villages by training up grandmothers as solar engineers, reports Georgia Hanias.

Filed in: Ageing, Energy, Sustainability and Women

Country Profile: Guatemala

The country’s unequal wealth distribution and rapid population growth have made it one of the poorest in Latin America, writes Anna-Claire Bevan.

Filed in: Democracy, Guatemala, Human Rights and Poverty

Tom Kocherry: fisher for justice

The 71-year-old legend of social movement politics in India shows no signs of slowing down, as Richard Swift discovers.

Filed in: Democracy, India, Nuclear Power and Social Change

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

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