New Internationalist

Africa

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Tackling obstetric fistula in Sierra Leone

Regina Bash-Taqi from Health Poverty Action reports on positive steps to tackle the devastating childbirth injury.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone Women

Boston? Yes. Arusha? No thank you

Virgil Hawkins compares media coverage of two bombings and argues that some victims are considered more ‘newsworthy’ than others.

Filed in: Africa Media North America Tanzania Terrorism United States Violence

Could Kenyatta aid Mau Mau case?

Britain says it’s too late for torture victims to seek compensation but the new Kenyan government could intervene.

Filed in: Human Rights Kenya Politics United Kingdom

Facing the forest entrepreneurs

Communities are scrambling to protect their lands from tree plantations multiplying in Mozambique’s northern highlands. Hazel Healy reports.

Filed in: Activism Forests Land Mozambique

The smallholders’ last stand

A visit to Mozambique dispels any notion that big business is going to ‘feed Africa’. Hazel Healy reports on a land rush in full swing.

Filed in: Land Mozambique

Cameroon's women call time on breast ironing

Amy Hall reports on a little-known tradition with devastating impacts on girls in African communities.

Filed in: Cameroon England Women

The deadly scale of trafficking in the Sinai

In a fertile environment for kidnapping, the overwhelming majority of victims in the region are refugees from Eritrea. Katie Harris reports.

Filed in: Egypt Eritrea Human Rights Refugees

Kenya’s political cyber war

Tension that manifested itself in physical violence after the 2007 general election has moved to social media for 2013, reports Moses Wasamu.

Filed in: Internet Kenya Media Politics

Hunger strikers: ‘We will die here’

Isabelle Merminod and Timothy Baster report on the refugees protesting for safe resettlement from a Tunisian camp.

Filed in: Human Rights Refugees Tunisia

Kenya prepares to swear in fourth president

Now Uhuru Kenyatta’s election win has been confirmed by the Supreme Court, Henry Owino considers what his next moves might be.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Law Politics

Algerian gas plant terror: the real story

Used to justify Western military in North Africa, we have not been told the truth about the Tiguentourine attack reveals Jeremy Keenan.

Filed in: Algeria Conflict Terrorism United States

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