New Internationalist

Africa

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Gaelle Enganamouit: ‘We are helping the girls of tomorrow’

In the Women’s African Football Cup of Nations female players are seeking empowerment through sport. Report by Chris Matthews.

Filed in: Cameroon

South Africa faces drought and rising food prices - can GMOs save it?

Monsanto’s so-called drought tolerant GM maize won’t tackle the drought and the root causes of hunger in South Africa, write Haidee Swanby and Linzi Lewis.

Filed in: South Africa

Southern Exposure

Highlighting the work of artists and photographers from the Majority World.

Filed in: Côte d'Ivoire

When a house is not a home

On the matter of decent housing, the government turns a deaf ear to poorer citizens, while bending over backwards to help the wealthy. Lindsey Collen, who penned this column from 2006 to 2007, returns with a one-off letter.

Filed in: Mauritius

Cartels to blame for Kenya’s mass school burnings, witnesses say

The cartels influence teachers to incite students, reports Henry Owino.

Filed in: Kenya

Breaching the borders

Chris Brazier discusses the emergence of ‘world writing’ with Elleke Boehmer of Oxford University.

Filed in: Africa

The sum of our disappointments

In Cairo, normality is something of a heroic enterprise, Maria Golia explains.

Filed in: Egypt

After Ebola – in pictures

The world’s media has moved on but people in Sierra Leone are still living with the consequences of the most deadly outbreak of Ebola in history. This photo gallery by Hazel Healy provides a glimpse into how they are coping, two years on.

Filed in: Africa Sierra Leone

‘Libya needs to start again from scratch’: Interview with the President of the Amazigh Supreme Council

Khaire Elhamesi, the elected chair of Libya’s Amazigh representative body, explains to Karlos Zurutuza how to cope with the ongoing turmoil in the country.

Filed in: Libya Minorities

'King, not parliament, should be the target of Swazi protests’

The recent criticism of the Swazi government from many Swazis is misplaced. They should be blaming the country’s absolute monarch, says exiled political activist Sonkhe Dube. Peter Kenworthy reports.

Filed in: Swaziland

Ethiopia’s young men: Between hope and a hard place

In an attempt to improve women’s lives, this east African country is leaving young men behind, writes Nikki van der Gaag.

Filed in: Children Ethiopia Men Women

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