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Radio New Internationalist - Common senses

While mainstream media steer a hard right away from good news stories, the everyday wins of ordinary people are getting ignored. As a consequence, opportunities to be inspired by and learn from the victories of progressive people in other countries get lost. This program showcases progressive people who are using common senses to get their messages across: people presenting their messages through our five bodily senses taste, sight, hearing, touch and smell in a way that dares us to dream and…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Is African identity a house of ideas that imprisons and silences?’*

Nigerian writer AmosTutola’s quote is certainly true for sexual minorities, still beingoppressed by decades-old colonial laws.…

  • 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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New foundation to help cancer sufferers in Africa

Cancer has been largely sidelined in Africa, but a new Kenya-based foundation gives hope for the millions of cancer sufferers in the continent, writes Sokari Ekine. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Darfur - don't turn away

Say Darfur, and many of us feel we just cant confront the prolific slaughter and rape that is taking place there, in the African nation of Sudan. Yet those who dont turn away will see an extreme example of how many of the worlds governments deal with those seeking independence. On the ground, theres an arrogant government stripping the natural resources from the area without giving the region and its people opportunities to develop.…

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Shack dwellers’ struggle

South Africa’s poor have been battling for the right to stay on their land for decades and continue to do so, despite the Government upping the ante..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Africa betrayed

International intervention does nothing to help – even promises of aid are unfulfilled.…

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Everything free!

As we arrived this morning at the stadium where the World SocialForum is taking place, the traffic had come to a standstill. Which ispretty normal for Nairobi. But as we got out of the car to walk thefinal distance it became clear that this was no ordinary gridlock.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Grappling with climate change

Africans need to wake up to the challenges of global warming and tackle the problems head on.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Chapatis against Bush!

With a renewed vigour and fresh intensity, the World Social Forumfeels like it’s beginning to hit its stride. Thanks to the Kenyanactivists’ inspiring agitation, there is a feeling of genuinepossibility in the air. WSF Organizers have made good on some of theirassurances that the Forum will be a more open space and those unable topay will be allowed in.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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