New Internationalist

Africa

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Country Profile: Malawi

President Joyce Banda has the donors back on side but faces runaway inflation. Mabvutu Banda lays out the challenges ahead.

Filed in: Malawi

Amnesty International defends refugees in Kenya

Henry Owino explores the government’s plans to forcibly remove Somalis, despite international criticism.

Filed in: Kenya Refugees Somalia Violence

Sup with the devil

Mozambican smallholders thought they could do a deal with agribusiness. Hazel Healy reports on how transnational OLAM treated its so-called partners.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Land Mozambique

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

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