New Internationalist

Africa

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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

Country Profile: Mauritius

Contradictions and extremes on an island country ‘invented by colonization’.

Filed in: Mauritius

World Social Forum: update from Tunisia

Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod meet some of the activists hoping that a better world is possible.

Filed in: Activism Tunisia

A sigh of relief post-Kenya election

Although questions remain, including the possibility of a second-round run-off, Henry Owino says tension has lifted, thanks to a broadly peaceful vote.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Peace Politics

Kenya still deciding

Magnus Taylor reports from Nairobi on the long wait for results in the presidential election.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Politics

A word with acclaimed singer Meklit Hadero

The Ethiopian-born, US-based songwriter tells us about her inspirations and her earliest musical memory.

Filed in: Ethiopia Music United States

Country Profile: Egypt

Maria Golia considers Egypt’s past, present and future.

Filed in: Egypt

KENYA VOTES: Fight or flight?

Phoebe Matsika and Sidi Sarro live in Kenya. One is leaving the country over safety fears, but the other is staying. Here’s why.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Violence Women

KENYA VOTES: Seeking God’s help for peace

Henry Owino reports on a three-day long ceremony of repentance for the 2007-08 post-election violence, attended by six presidential candidates.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Religion Violence

KENYA VOTES: The weakness in the media’s election coverage

In a country where political discourse is defined by ethnic group, Maina Waruru fears vernacular radio stations could be used to incite hate.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

KENYA VOTES: Peaceniks use mobiles to cool election tempers

Moses Wasamu on initiatives to help prevent violence at the polls, including promoting peace via text message.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Non-Violence Peace

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