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Fistful of dollars

Compared to the euro, the value of the United States (US) dollar has fallen 76 per cent in the last five years. So why would anyone want to be paid in a currency that's loosing its grunt. Not Iran.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Water wars

An 80-year-old colonial law gives Egypt unfair advantage in its access to the Nile.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Faith and frustration

Despite Egyptian intransigence, the aid convoy still hopes to get to Gaza.…

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Aminatou Haidar wins human rights prize

Saharawi activist wins Robert F Kennedy Human Rights Award.…

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The Hunger

This program hits the airwaves at the start of Ramadan - the most significant month of the Islamic year: a month in which fasting features. So, inspired by the millions around the world of all faiths who fast, today were focusing on food - whos got it, who hasnt, and how its being used for religious and political pursuits: With global grain reserves at levels so low that would only be capable of satisfying world demands for two months, Angus Calder - a company director in search of more…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What does it mean to be an African lesbian?

In her many works, South African photo activist Zanele Mutholi explores the meaning of being a same-gender-loving woman in Africa.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Joy turns to anger

Western Saharan hunger striker refused permission to land in her own country.…

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‘African Migration Management’

Just over two years ago the Spanish government – desperate to stopmigrant workers from crossing into Spain from the Sahara – came to anagreement with the Senegalese government to deploy their coast guard.They also agreed to set up a school for youths in the hope that wouldstop them from selling DVDs and umbrellas in Granada and Barcelona. Itdidn’t.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Alternative radio waves

A test for any true democracy is whether or not people can hear, and be heard on, a diverse range of views. Paradoxically, while the Rich World wages war to bring its concept of democracy to the Middle East, it does nothing as its own minorities are marginalized by a shrinking base of media owners. While the United States media had some fifty major conglomerates in the 1980s, by the year 2000 just six corporations dominated.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Nigeria: media repression as security forces clamp down on 'guerrilla news agencies'

Accused of ‘sponsoring a guerilla news agency’, Nigerian Blogger,Jonathan Elendu, has been arrested and illegally detained by theominously named Nigerian SSS.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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