New Internationalist

Africa

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How the war on piracy became big business

Is a private security boom really the route to safer seas? asks Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Globalization Somalia Trade

Egypt, the unravelling

Fighting hate with hate is not the answer, says Yahia Lababidi. How Egypt responds will determine what Egypt becomes.

Filed in: Activism Egypt Military Politics Violence

Natural resources used as weapons

As the violence in the DRC worsens, the campaign to end illegal mining is growing, writes Bandi Mbubi.

Filed in: Congo, Democratic Republic of Human Rights

Emmanuel Jal: ‘Our freedom fighters have become dictators’

The musician, activist and former child soldier gives a sombre assessment of life in South Sudan two years after independence.

Filed in: Activism Music Politics Sudan

Change-makers: women of the African diaspora

A long tradition of positive social action sets international standards, writes Minna Salami.

Filed in: Africa Social Change Women

Rebel woman, sister-fire: in memory of Chiwoniso

Zimbabwean songwriter Chiwoniso Maraire, who died on 24 July, is remembered by her friend Shailja Patel.

Filed in: Music Zimbabwe

Flushed down the toilet: why aid projects don’t always deliver

Sanitation saves lives, but too many projects are unsuccessful at fulfilling their goals, says Rebecca Dracup.

Filed in: Australia Development Kenya

Refugees challenge Tunisia on human rights

Residents from the closed Choucha refugee camp are fighting for resettlement, not ‘local integration’.

Filed in: Human Rights Libya Politics Refugees Tunisia UN

The battle for the news: Zimbabwe and beyond

Virgil Hawkins considers the role of the media in Africa as Zimbabweans prepare to vote on 31 July.

Filed in: Media Politics Zambia Zimbabwe

Ending the book hunger

Can e-readers revolutionize rural education? asks Didem Tali.

Filed in: Children Education Technology Uganda

‘The Ethiopian people can no longer be passive’

Opposition leader Negasso Gidada talks to Edward McKenna about his hopes for his country’s nascent pro-democracy movement.

Filed in: Activism Ethiopia Human Rights Politics

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