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Toxic waste

The West has been using Africa to dump its toxic waste and unwantables for years and continues, despite it having being illegal since 1992.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Myths and madness

Suggestions that Africa should reduce its population in order to avert climate disaster are completely wide of the mark. It’s not population we should be controlling, but consumption.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Death of a Nigerian hero

Human rights lawyer Gani Fawehinmi died earlier this month. Sokari Ekine considers his legacy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Souring the beautiful game

Sokari Ekine feels increasingly reluctant to engage with the World Cup, given the cost to the lives of ordinary people.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Ugly repercussions of the beautiful game

South Africa's clean-up before the 2010 World Cup is sweeping away homes and people's livelihoods.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blogging the Caine Prize 2013

The shortlist is out! Bloggers from all over the world are reviewing each story in turn before the winner is announced on 8 July.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A heavy sentence

If Nigerian prisoners are transferred back home from British prisons, they will face inhumane conditions.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Nigeria @ 50: What about the women?

As the African nation celebrates its half-century of independence, Sokari Ekine looks at Nigerian ‘women of action’ from the 1920s to the present day.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who will dance with the devil?

Today is the 15th anniversary of the execution of Nigerian author and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Lagos up close… and open to interpretation

The media spotlight is currently on this megacity, but what’s the reality?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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