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When cash turns to ash: a look at India’s demonetization drive

Some 50 days into India’s efforts to funnel out black money, something seems not to have gone to plan, writes Nilanjana Bhomwick.

Filed in: India

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Helping Syrian child refugees overcome trauma through theatre

In exile for her dislike of the Assad regime, Syrian actor Raghad Makhlouf decided to help distressed young refugees with acting workshops. By Jameela Freitas.

Filed in: Syria

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The Unreported Year 2016

Stories and photos you may have missed in the last 12 months. Compiled by Jo Lateu.

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Under darkness, Gazans mark a new year

Lydia Noon speaks to residents suffering Israel’s decade-long blockade.

Filed in: Palestine

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The last Veddas of Sri Lanka

A life traded as a heritage token is an imperiled life, writes Kevin Childs.

Filed in: Sri Lanka

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Map of Sabtenga - and 30 years of change in Burkina Faso

How the village has grown - and some facts about how things have changed.

Filed in: Burkina Faso and Society

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The Perils of Charity

When rich and poor worlds collide, money is inevitably a problem.

Filed in: Burkina Faso, Poverty and Society

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Autumn of the Patriarch

The latest instalment in the lives of Adama, his four co-wives and their 26 children.

Filed in: Burkina Faso and Society

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An Audience with the Chief

Former military pilot François Moné has taken on the traditional role of Chief. He explains how he is using this to pursue the development of the village.

Filed in: Burkina Faso, Politics and Society

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Great Expectations

Mariama’s sons are all trying to make their way in the wider world. But how do you explain to Africans that the rich world is now shutting its doors to migrants?

Filed in: Burkina Faso and Society

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Journey's End

Chris Brazier returns to the village in Burkina Faso that he has visited every 10 years since helping to make a film there in 1985.

Filed in: Burkina Faso and Society

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