New Internationalist

Africa

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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

‘School can make girls into women, not FGM’

Sidi Sarro and Francis Odhiambo ask a group of Maasai women in Kenya about the challenges they encounter in a community slow to change.

Filed in: Kenya Women

Playing politics with Nigeria’s insurgency risks civil war

With elections due next year, tensions are simmering, writes Andrew Noakes.

Filed in: Conflict Nigeria Politics

The world must wake up: Ebola outbreak is not just a West African problem

Charlene Rodrigues wonders why a nonchalant attitude prevailed for so long.

Filed in: Guinea Health Liberia Sierra Leone

Tension mounts as instability grips Kenya

Al-Shabaab attacks continue and death toll rises while politicians squabble, reports Henry Owino.

Filed in: Kenya Somalia Violence

Fighting the power in Liberia

Jacinta Fay and Silas Kpanan’Ayoung Siakor revisit the farming communities banding together to prevent government-sanctioned corporate land grabs.

Filed in: Land Liberia

Morocco’s caravan of hope and the struggle to end child marriage

Georgia Hanias looks at one successful initiative.

Filed in: Children Equality Morocco Society Women

Injecting healthcare into Nairobi’s slums

Phoebe Shiu argues for public immunization programmes to become a top health priority.

Filed in: Health Kenya Poverty

Autocracy or brave solution? Rwanda country profile

Ben Shepherd compares two starkly contrasting visions of Rwanda 20 years after the genocide.

Filed in: Rwanda

Tinariwen's desert blues

Eyadou Ag Leche tells Graeme Green about his hopes for an autonomous Tuareg territory.

Filed in: Mali

Netty Musanhu: taking on gender-based violence in Zimbabwe

The director of women’s rights organization Musasa talks to Lydia James about laws, community action and political unrest.

Filed in: Women Zimbabwe

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