New Internationalist

Africa

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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

Syria: learning from Africa

African experience is that military intervention does not end conflicts, at worst, it escalates them, writes Alex DeWaal.

Filed in: Africa Syria

How Somalia's coastal communities called time on the pirates

Diaspora uncles and ‘fathers against pirates’ were as decisive as the frigates in ending the piracy scourge. Jamal Osman speaks to Hazel Healy.

Filed in: Society Somalia Trade

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

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