New Internationalist

Africa

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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

KENYA VOTES: Live debate shows potential of country's democracy

The polite deliberation between candidates could be a sign of a calmer country ahead of the March general election, writes Henry Owino.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Media Politics

‘Concern for animal welfare is increasing in Africa’

Chris Grezo talks to a leading animal rights campaigner from Malawi.

Filed in: Animals Malawi

KENYA VOTES: Risk of election violence ‘unacceptably high’

As the polls loom, Moses Wasamu outlines the implications of a fiercely contested vote, including candidates accused of crimes against humanity.

Filed in: Democracy Kenya Politics Violence

Somali President: the world cannot bring us peace

Sally Healy speaks to Hassan Sheikh Mohamud about his hopes for security in Somalia, which must begin to ‘address the bitter memories’ of its past.

Filed in: Peace Politics Somalia

From war to democracy: reframing Sierra Leone

As he remembers the 1999 Freetown massacre, Seray Bangura looks to a bright future for the country formally known as ‘war torn.’

Filed in: Democracy Development (Aid) Sierra Leone Violence

Civil society crackdown in Ethiopia

As Ethiopia joins the UN Human Rights Council, Laetitia Bader hopes its own rights abuses will be put under the international spotlight.

Filed in: Ethiopia Human Rights

Tensions over Egypt’s referendum result

Voting may be finished but political divisions continue after a low turnout writes Adam Ramsey.

Filed in: Democracy Egypt Human Rights Politics Social Change

We deserve the chance to be the best we can be

Yet our leaders are too focused on self-enrichment to help. Mgcini Nyoni is not impressed.

Filed in: Equality Wealth Zimbabwe

How Washington helped foster the Islamist uprising in Mali

As the French-led military operation begins, Jeremy Keenan reveals how the US and Algeria have been sponsoring terror in the Sahara.

Filed in: Africa Algeria Conflict Mali Terrorism

Morsi condemned as the new Mubarak

Adam Ramsey reports from Egypt on the people’s anger in the face of the president’s constitutional declarations.

Filed in: Egypt Politics

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