New Internationalist

Africa

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‘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

Jane Bussmann on the poverty industry, Kony and dance therapy

Lydia James talks to the British comedy writer as she begins a tour of her new show, unsuitable for both children and NGO staff.

Filed in: Africa Society

Mandela, my hero!

The current ‘beatification’ of Mandela is an attempt to neutralize his political legacy, says Steve Parry.

Filed in: Politics South Africa

PHOTO ESSAY: For Eritrean migrants, there is more dignity in death

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod capture the painful goodbyes of the survivors of the recent Lampedusa tragedy and the victims’ families.

Filed in: Eritrea European Union Human Rights Italy Migration

Violence against protesters in Sudan leaves hundreds dead

Nahla Mahmoud despairs at the Sudanese government’s failure to take the current unrest seriously.

Filed in: Activism Democracy Economics Sudan

'We aren't victims in Mali'

Singer-songwriter Rokia Traoré talks to Graeme Green about being an ‘Afro-progressive’ and how politics informs her music.

Filed in: Mali Music

Asylum denied to teenager at risk of FGM

Why is Britain threatening to send a Nigerian girl back home to face female genital mutilation? asks Mischa Wilmers.

Filed in: England Human Rights Nigeria Women

The clock is ticking for Somalis’ remittance lifeline

Barclays’ Somali Money Transfer Operators closure at the end of this month will devastate the poor, writes Farhan Hassan.

Filed in: Economics Poverty Somalia

Nairobi mall attack unites Kenyans

The siege has shaken the nation – and made people forget their differences, writes Musa Haron.

Filed in: Kenya Terrorism Violence

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