Amy Hall reports on a little-known tradition with devastating impacts on girls in African communities.
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Communities are scrambling to protect their lands from tree plantations multiplying in Mozambique’s northern highlands. Hazel Healy reports.
An infographic guide to investors, target lands and crops grown.
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A visit to Mozambique dispels any notion that big business is going to ‘feed Africa’. Hazel Healy reports on a land rush in full swing.
Prices through the roof, a gaping deficit, homelessness, one billion in slums and an urban takeover.
The fallout the property bubble is mass homelessness. Melissa García Lamarca records how public anger has galvanized the movement for housing justice.
Used to justify Western military in North Africa, we have not been told the truth about the Tiguentourine attack reveals Jeremy Keenan.
Homes are for living in but they can be sites of great insecurity. Dinyar Godrej makes the case against the scandal of the property marketplace.
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Aminatou Haidar, from Western Sahara; Rigoberta Menchú, from Guatemala; Mari Marcel Thekaekara, from India; and Domitila Barrios de Chungara, from Bolivia.
Human rights lawyer Dianne Post and writer and filmmaker Bishakha Datta go head-to-head.
Pope Francis is likely to be an improvement on Benedict, despite his contradictions writes Mark Engler.