Kelsi Farrington on the truth behind the holiday-brochure images.
A concise profile of the most recent countries featured in the New Internationalist magazine. See also our alphabetical list of country profiles before 2005.
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Greg Wilpert reports on a country diverse in geography, politics and people.
Samuel Malik considers life in the self-styled ‘giant of Africa’.
Jan Rocha on the challenges and paradoxes in one of the world’s most unequal countries.
The central African country’s long sleep continues, says Ben Shepherd, but the clock is ticking.
David Styan on life in continental Africa’s least-populated state.
Aidan Foster-Carter looks beyond the clichés of the secretive state.
Louisa Reynolds on a country of great inequality still struggling with a legacy of civil war.
Tees Finch-Lees shines a spotlight on this north-eastern African country.
Filed in: Sudan
In less than five years, Burma has undergone widespread change. We explore its transformation in this month’s ‘Country Profile’.
Filed in: Burma
Tom Sykes considers a west African country full of contradictions.