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Netty Musanhu: taking on gender-based violence in Zimbabwe

The director of women’s rights organization Musasa talks to Lydia James about laws, community action and political unrest.

Filed in: Women Zimbabwe

Of book thieves and bribery

Hannah Garrard reports from Monrovia on a crisis in Liberia’s education system.

Filed in: Education Liberia

Sudan’s commitment to freedom is a joke

Human rights abuses, such as the case of Meriam Ibrahim, keep piling up, says Nahla Mahmoud.

Filed in: Human Rights Law Religion Sudan

Big Tobacco takes a tumble in Senegal

Stephen Cockburn reports on how Dakar defied lobbyists to enact tough new anti-smoking legislation.

Filed in: Senegal

Hobson’s choice for Egyptian voters

A public holiday wasn’t enough to convince many to vote, but why would it when Sisi is bound to win? asks Adam Ramsey.

Filed in: Egypt

Too many children, too few choices

Victoria Wormersley highlights Ugandan women’s lack of control over their reproductive lives.

Filed in: Health Reproductive Rights Uganda Women

Popcorn in the sands of the Sahara

Dominik Sipinski reports on the annual film festival held in a refugee camp in the desert.

Filed in: Film Refugees Western Sahara

Life after the Lord’s Resistance Army

Survivors of the Ugandan rebel group’s reign of terror are speaking out so that their experiences will not be forgotten.

Filed in: Conflict Human Rights Uganda Violence

Words, words and more damned words

But to save the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls we need action, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.

Filed in: Crime Nigeria Politics Terrorism

Resisting corporate takeover: 'when our land is free, we’re all free'

Silas Siakor and Jacinta Fay document the Jogbahn Clan’s struggles against agribusiness in Liberia.

Filed in: Land Liberia

Care in Kenya: behind the scenes

The East African country needs to invest in improving the emotional wellbeing of children in care. Samora Asere speaks to Corin Faife.

Filed in: Children Kenya

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