New Internationalist

Africa

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Lost in exile: The forgotten Chagos Islanders of West Sussex

A group of Indian Ocean islanders, forcibly removed from their homes 50+ years ago and deported to England, are still fighting for recognition and basic rights. By Alexi Demetriadi.

Filed in: Chagos United Kingdom

Abused and abandoned: Struggles facing Congo’s returning girl soldiers

Sandra Olsson examines the often overlooked role of female child soldiers and the difficulties endured at war and at home.

Filed in: Children Congo Congo, Democratic Republic of

A marathon without finish: Nigeria's fight against polio

The end of the battle against polio might be in sight, but violence and public mistrust are creating yet more obstacles. Laura Jiménez Varo investigates.

Filed in: Nigeria

Stagnation, oil and oligarchy: a look at today's Algeria

Power rests in the hands of a corrupt military and political oligarchy that denies people the right to self-determination, reports Hamza Hamouchene.

Filed in: Algeria

Is Brussels training human traffickers in Libya?

Human traffickers in Libya might be benefiting from a controversial EU training program worth millions. Karlos Zurutuza reports.

Filed in: Libya

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

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