New Internationalist

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The grass is not greener in South Africa

The wealth gap between rich and poor, white and black, is growing in this so-called model African country. Mgcini Nyoni reports.

Filed in: Equality Poverty Race South Africa

Liberators, step aside! Let the administrators in

Mgcini Nyoni explains why revolutionary leaders make poor presidents.

Filed in: Politics South Africa Zimbabwe

BRICS challenge dollar hegemony

Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa team up to resist Western financial domination, reports Lasanda Kurukulasuriya.

Filed in: Brazil China Finance India Iran Russia South Africa United States World Bank

Stop using white history as a smokescreen

African leaders should stop trying to divert attention from their own shortcomings by pointing to white people’s wrongdoings, says Mgcini Nyoni.

Filed in: South Africa Zimbabwe

Has the ANC ushered in neo-apartheid?

As the African National Congress turns 100, Brett Scott criticises its failure to share South Africa’s prosperity with the poor.

Filed in: Equality Race South Africa

Why we need imagination in medicine

People are not dying of HIV and TB because there is no cure but because medicine can be stubbornly inflexible, explains Anna Hughes.

Filed in: South Africa

‘There is no planet B’

Hope for a binding treaty starts to evaporate in Durban as politicians look to a deal that will cook the continent, says Nnimmo Bassey.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change South Africa

The Kyoto protocol is in grave danger

African negotiators told not to ‘waste  time’ calling for developed nations to cut CO2, reports Nnimmo Bassey.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change South Africa

The shadow world: corruption in the arms trade

Andrew Feinstein examines the corrupt networks of arms deals.

Filed in: Arms South Africa Trade

Challenging climate apartheid

‘Let us begin, brothers, for until now we have done nothing’…. As talks kick off in Durban, Nnimmo Bassey is cheered by messages of hope.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change South Africa

Are Durban climate talks worth the bother?

Nigerian environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey describes low expectations in South Africa.

Filed in: Activism Climate Change South Africa

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