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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.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Commonwealth contradictions

A reader wrote us recently about her concerns about the Heads ofCommonwealth meeting taking place now in Uganda. She raises someimportant issues:.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The true cost of your call

Workers in the DRC are being exploited in the mining of cassiterite, a vital component in laptops and mobile phones.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Invisible children – the ‘rescue’

In cities around the world people protested lastweekend against the plight of child soldiers in Uganda.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Privatization brings the rain?

Anti-water privatization activists from all over Africa met today atthe World Social Forum to launch a new African Water Network aimed atstrengthening co-operation and co-ordinating efforts to ‘oppose waterprivatization in all its forms’; to work for a participatory model ofpublic control over water; and to assert that water is a fundamentalhuman right. Virginia Setshedi from the South African Coalition AgainstWater Privatization explained the significance of the event: ‘Today wecelebrate…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A savage spectacle

Witnessing a murder in the street, Maya Prabhu regrets that in the absence of a reliable judicial system, ordinary Ugandans are taking the law into their own hands.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cheering and clapping for hate: Uganda’s anti-gay bill returns

Despite being shelved in 2010, the anti-homosexuality bill is back on the agenda. It must be stopped, says Sokari Ekine.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Queer eye for the WSF

For me, one of the real achievements of this WSF has been thewonderful turnout of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Intersex(LGBTI) activists here (particularly from Africa). The Q-Spot, a venuesetup by GALCK (the Gay and Lesbian Coalition of Kenya), was one of themost popular hangouts in the stadium. Numerous workshops, trainings,debates, film screenings, exhibits, and poetry readings were wellattended and there was a real buzz about the place.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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‘Don’t Agonize, Organize!’

Africa Liberation Day 2010, celebrated on 25 May, is a time for action as well as reflection.…

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Radio New Internationalist - No refuge

The dictators may be different and the violence may vary but when people flee their homes in fear, they live many common experiences. In this program, refugees from Chile, Rwanda and Uganda share with us intimate details of their life journeys. Facing up to the gruelling resistance of the Rich World to open its borders to those who are asking for just one more chance at finding a peaceful existence.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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