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An elephant in my garden

The surprise visitor suggests a prelude to a mammoth problem, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Holding our ground

LGBT activists from Africa to South America are standing firm and forming coalitions with other rights groups in the face of continued – and worsening – discrimination..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Chávez - neither Satan nor Saviour

Early in 2006, while researching a magazine about Venezuela*, I wasinvited to dinner at a lovely house in a very pleasant neighbourhood ofCaracas. My host was anxious that I should not be fooled by governmentpropaganda. Passing journalists and intellectuals from the North were,she felt, rather vulnerable to it.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Naked emperors and the age of possibility

The G20 countries have never had Africa's interests at heart. As they meet in London this week, this is what Africa should be demanding of them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change 3 -- Get energized

In both the North and the South, communities are converting to morelocally-based, sustainable lives. Lucia Ortiz – from Friends of theEarth in Brazil – reports on a cooperative of 6,000 families whoalready produce half of their energy without a bill in sight.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Yasuní Green Gold Campaign and Book Launch Event

We are gathering an audience of experts, including governmentrepresentatives, and members from the academic, Ecuadorian and NGOcommunities, and supporters of the campaign to discuss the role the UKcan play in saving Yasuní.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The price of invasion

Why is the US so keen to intervene in oil-rich countries but happy to turn a blind eye to what’s going on in Africa?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Nefarious Nestlé

Buying milk from the Mugabes is just the latest in a decades-long list of wrongdoing.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Africa: trapped in water privatization

Water privatization and exploitation in Africa in the name of 'development' has disastrous consequences for the continent's population, writes Sokari Ekine..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Age of consent

Nigeria must reconsider laws which allow the marrying off of minors with impunity.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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