New Internationalist

Africa

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Brahim Dahane: ‘It is better to die than to live afraid’

Lydia James talks to the Western Saharan human rights defender about uprisings, refugees and the UN mandate.

Filed in: Human Rights Morocco Western Sahara

Silence please, Algeria is dying

As its people go to the polls, Kamal Benkoussa fears that his country is on the brink of a political and economic precipice.

Filed in: Activism Algeria Politics

Wish you weren’t here: transnationals on their tax holidays

Sierra Leone is a prime destination for big businesses wanting to avoid paying tax, says Joseph Stead.

Filed in: Economics Sierra Leone Trade

Female activists instrumental in fight against Morocco’s oppression

Western Saharawi women are using education and exile to advocate for their people’s freedom, says Agaila Abba.

Filed in: Morocco Western Sahara

Are corrupt politicians and park officials collaborating with Kenya’s poachers?

Henry Owino looks into the increase of the crime in a country that claims to be pulling out all the stops to eradicate it.

Filed in: Animals Kenya

Death then, life now: ‘We are all Rwandans’

A photography exhibition encourages the visitor to see the complexity of the country’s past and present, says Lydia James.

Filed in: Rwanda Violence

Beneath the tide, a different sort of harvest

Filmmaker Kat Zoula visits the seaweed farmers of Zanzibar.

Filed in: Agriculture Environment Oceans Tanzania Work

Why Angelique Kidjo can't abide world music

Louise Gray speaks to the Grammy award-winning singer from Benin who refuses to be ‘put into a little box.’

Filed in: Africa Women

Letter from Bangui: The long walk

Ruby Diamonde tells the story of a woman widowed by violence, trying to rebuild her life in Central African Republic.

Filed in: Central African Republic Conflict Society

World Vision USA’s gay marriage U-turn is callous and cowardly

The homophobia of this evangelical aid agency beggars belief, says Leigh Daynes.

Filed in: Gay Rights Uganda

Are Western evangelists responsible for Uganda's homophobia?

Patience Akumu considers what impact preaching hate has had on the country’s citizens and politicians.

Filed in: Minorities Uganda

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