New Internationalist

Africa

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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

Ebola – the long road to recovery

Trauma runs deep, says Paul Valentin, who recently met survivors of the disease in Sierra Leone.

Filed in: Health Sierra Leone

Land-grabbing impunity

No end in sight for Kenya’s land troubles, says Henry Owino.

Filed in: Kenya Land

Egypt, defeated

Four years after Tahrir Square, repression and brutal enforcement are still the norm, writes Chalaine Chang.

Filed in: Activism Egypt Human Rights Politics

Ministers must answer to Nigerian land-grab investments

UK aid is funding a ‘new wave of colonialism’ as Africa is carved up by big business, writes Chris Walker.

Filed in: Agriculture Land Nigeria

Something myth-ing? What they don’t tell us about African agriculture

Ian Fitzpatrick on truths, lies and stereotypes.

Filed in: Africa Agriculture Poverty Trade

Kenyan railroad to sweep aside slums

Nairobi’s poor will lose their homes and livelihoods, writes Maina Waruru.

Filed in: Cities Kenya Poverty

Fear and resistance in Tunisia

After recent elections, Tim Baster and Isabelle Merminod paint a picture of a country in turmoil.

Filed in: Democracy Politics Tunisia

Paris vs. Baga: What makes an atrocity newsworthy?

Virgil Hawkins decries the media’s bias in reporting on tragedy.

Filed in: France Nigeria Terrorism

Shell still avoiding oil spill justice

Nigerian communities receive compensation, but Sarah Shoraka says it’s not enough.

Filed in: Nigeria Oil

Grassroots climate resilience in dryland Africa

We must listen to and work with those most affected by climate change, says Philip Goodwin.

Filed in: Africa Agriculture Climate Change

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