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Drought leaves 2.4 million Kenyans desperately short of food

In most areas, pasture, water and food supplies are totally depleted, writes Nick Guttmann.

Filed in: Kenya

Socialist Youth call for democracy in Swaziland now

Swazi youth call for international pressure on their country’s absolute monarchy to introduce multi-party elections. Peter Kenworthy reports.

Filed in: Swaziland Youth

A second chance

Rebecca Cooke meets young women in Mozambique who are defying the odds and resisting child marriage.

Filed in: Mozambique

Swazi activist tortured and left sentenced to 15 years under repressive terror laws

Where is the support for Zonke Dlamini, asks his co-accused, Bheki Dlamini, who was released without charge. By Peter Kenworthy.

Filed in: Swaziland

The ambassador of joy

Tatiana Vivienne reaches out to women in the violence-torn Central African Republic. She talks to Louisa Waugh.

Filed in: Central African Republic

Dancing with fear

The story of rapper Luaty Beirão, who dares to talk democracy in Angola. By Marc Herzog.

Filed in: Angola

Country Profile: Somalia

Somalia today is more like a political marketplace than a modern nation-state, writes Claire Elder.

Filed in: Africa Somalia

Mama’s the word: Inside Africa’s all-female radio service

To celebrate World Radio Day, New Internationalist profiles the pioneers of Africa’s first all-female radio station, by Chris Matthews.

Filed in: Uganda

Defying Ethiopia’s digital crackdown

The government is trying to ‘shut down’ the internet, but some of Addis Ababa’s young techies are one step ahead. Barney Cullum meets them.

Filed in: Ethiopia

Can Lonmin wash its hands of Marikana’s blood?

Bishop Johannes Seoka takes the mining company to task, nearly five years after the massacre.

Filed in: South Africa

Burundi: time is running out

Diplomacy has failed, and the international media has turned its back. But the crisis is continuing, writes Philip Kleinfeld.

Filed in: Burundi

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