New Internationalist

Africa

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Mauritania, slavery hotspot

Katie Harris explains why this desert nation has the world’s highest rates of slavery and outlines moves for change.

Filed in: Human Rights Mauritania Minorities

Malaria battles in Sierra Leone

Bankolay Turay comments from Freetown on the tussle between traditional beliefs and pharmaceuticals in treating the epidemic.

Filed in: Health Pharmaceuticals Poverty Sierra Leone

In Gaza, steadfastness is no longer enough

Ella David speaks to two Palestinians following the evacuation of 10,000 people from their homes.

Filed in: Egypt Israel Palestine

Natural resources at the heart of CAR crisis

The media is overlooking the complex causes of the chaos in the Central African Republic, says An Bollen.

Filed in: Central African Republic Conflict Environment Politics

LGBTIQ Africa: we are here and we are many!

Sokari Ekine, editor of the Queer African Reader, explains the book’s significance at a time of social transformation.

Filed in: Africa Culture Gay Rights

Should Mandela have done more?

Moses Magadza considers the legacy of South Africa’s ‘greatest son’.

Filed in: Politics South Africa

Country Profile: Central African Republic

The UN says it is at risk of descending into complete chaos. Ruby Diamonde provides an overview of a country in crisis.

Filed in: Central African Republic Economics Politics Society

Why I became a persona non grata in Tunisia

Tam Hussein is no longer welcome in a country which promotes freedom for all. He explains why.

Filed in: Media Politics Poverty Tunisia

‘The blood of Ethiopians cries out for justice’

The recent Saudi clampdown on migrant workers has brought campaigners onto the streets. Chris Matthews was with some of them in London.

Filed in: Ethiopia Human Rights Migration Saudi Arabia Work

‘My father is my inspiration’

The family of a murdered human rights defender in the DRC talks to Sian Griffiths about the legacy of Pascal Kabungulu.

Filed in: Activism Congo, Democratic Republic of Human Rights Women

The struggle continues, 18 years after the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa

Shell has left Ogoniland but the promised clean-up never came, reports Celestine Akpobari.

Filed in: Activism Corporations Environment Human Rights Nigeria Oil Pollution

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