New Internationalist

Africa

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Egypt: amending the penal code, shattering civil society

NGOs, activists, journalists, filmmakers: all should fear the latest state crackdown, writes Chalaine Chang.

Filed in: Egypt Law Politics Society

Prepare for the worst, African farmers told

Climate change threatens food security but, Henry Owino discovers, adaptation is already underway.

Filed in: Africa Agriculture Climate Change Food Kenya

A word with Okwiri Oduor

Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor talks to Chris Brazier about winning this year’s Caine Prize for African Writing.

Filed in: Fiction Kenya

Through the lens: a dreamlike-Egypt

Cristiana Moisescu talks to Laura el-Tantawy about the trials of being a female photojournalist in Cairo, and the responsibility that comes with it.

Filed in: Egypt

Where has Mandela's legacy gone?

In September, the Dalai Lama was denied entry to South Africa for the third time in five years. Amanda D’Costa analyses the situation. 

Filed in: China South Africa Tibet

No answers to shopping mall massacre

One year after terrorists took Westgate, the Kenyan authorities have still failed to investigate. Why? asks Moses Wasamu.

Filed in: Kenya

Sex workers’ rights must be upheld

Advocates for sex workers are winning in Kenya’s law courts, reports Radar citizen journalist Musa Haron.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Sexual Politics

Fighting Ebola on the frontline

Dr Oliver Johnson tells Gabriella Jóźwiak about the current crisis and the long-term prognosis for Sierra Leone’s health system.

Filed in: Africa Health NGOs Sierra Leone

No room for complacency in the global battle against homophobia

Adam Long welcomes the recent overturning of Uganda’s anti-gay bill, but cautions against early celebration.

Filed in: Gay Rights Uganda

Using our own languages is the first step towards an African Renaissance

The neglect of our mother tongues is holding us back, says Apioth Mayom Apioth.

Filed in: Africa Language Language

Egypt’s cover-up: one year after the Rab’a Square massacre

The military-backed authorities recently refused entry to Human Rights Watch workers. They blocked the messengers but they can’t block the message, says Sarah Leah Whitson.

Filed in: Egypt Violence

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