New Internationalist

Africa

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Is Africa’s ‘resource nationalism’ just big business as usual?

John Childs argues that the rhetoric is just a cover for a bias towards the interests of neo-liberal, foreign investment.

Filed in: Africa Congo, Democratic Republic of Oil

Africa’s hub of corruption

Henry Owino reports on a sorry state of affairs in Kenya.

Filed in: Economics Kenya Politics

Risking death in search of a new life

Crossing the Mediterranean to reach Europe for a better life is fraught with danger, as Charles Barker finds out from a young refugee.

Filed in: Eritrea Refugees

Country profile: Côte D'Ivoire

Tom Sykes considers a west African country full of contradictions.

Filed in: Côte d'Ivoire Politics Society

There’s a health crisis in West Africa – and it’s not Ebola

Chelsea Radler looks at a healthcare system near breaking point.

Filed in: Africa Health Sierra Leone

Tunisians on hunger strike against regime’s secret files

Ben Ali’s legacy still looms large, as Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod report.

Filed in: Human Rights Tunisia

Those who couldn’t be there

Thousands attended the World Social Forum in Tunis last month. But, says Giedre Steikunaite, we mustn’t forget the absent, the missing, the disappeared.

Filed in: Australia Children Human Rights Mexico Migration Western Sahara

Foreign mercenaries will worsen the Boko Haram insurgency

Andrew Noakes cautions against intervention in Nigeria.

Filed in: Conflict Nigeria Terrorism

Use the power of the people to challenge the people in power!

The NGO sector must support activism, not governments. Ben Phillips sees positive signs of this happening.

Filed in: Activism NGOs Tunisia

Welcome to The Jungle

Over 2,000 migrants are gathered in a Calais refugee camp for one reason alone: to reach Britain or die trying. James Rippingale reports.

Filed in: Human Rights Migration Sudan

Desertec: the renewable energy grab?

Desert solar plants planned for North Africa are just another exploitative resource grab, argues Hamza Hamouchene.

Filed in: Africa Algeria Energy Politics

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