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A word with acclaimed singer Meklit Hadero

The Ethiopian-born, US-based songwriter tells us about her inspirations and her earliest musical memory.

Filed in: Ethiopia Music United States

Craftivist: ‘I’m a piece’ of fighting for justice

Rin Simpson says the success of the #imapiece hunger campaign rekindled her drive for activism.

Filed in: Activism Art Hunger United Kingdom

PODCAST: Chris Brazier on 40 years of New Internationalist

The magazine’s longest serving co-editor discusses world progress and whether the concepts of development and economic growth are out of date.

Filed in: Development (Aid) Media Poverty

KENYA VOTES: The weakness in the media’s election coverage

In a country where political discourse is defined by ethnic group, Maina Waruru fears vernacular radio stations could be used to incite hate.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

One Billion Rose on February 14 2013

As part of the global movement to raise awareness of violence against women, Mari Marcel Thekaekara reports on a colourful scene in Gujarat.

Filed in: Activism India Music Women

Craftivists stitch against hunger

Katie Harris meets the creative campaigners getting their needles out to challenge the British government on global injustice.

Filed in: Activism Art Hunger United Kingdom

KENYA VOTES: Live debate shows potential of country's democracy

The polite deliberation between candidates could be a sign of a calmer country ahead of the March general election, writes Henry Owino.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

Radical bookstore re-opens after arson attack

Tim Gee, one of the clean-up volunteers, is inspired by the team work and ‘anarchy in action’.

Filed in: Activism Culture

My writing guru: They don’t make ‘em like Sadhan anymore

Contact with a former mentor has triggered memories for Mari Marcel Thekaekara, decades on from her journalism training in Kolkata.

Filed in: Education India Media

Haiti’s colonial hangover

The linguistic and religious legacy of the French lives on 200 years after independence, writes Sokari Ekine.

Filed in: Haiti Language Religion

Jon Snow - 'Twitter is a sensational medium'

The veteran journalist talks to Libby Powell about the dearth of tweeting Tuaregs, reporting war crimes and the scourge of guinea worm.

Filed in: Media

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