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The Gambia: democracy under threat

Political rivalries have increasingly taken an ethnic hue in the West African country. James Courtright...

A migrant’s death provokes soul searching in Madrid. Sarah Babiker reports

F.A. Cole at Women Safe Institute, January 2018. Photo: Kyle G. Brown

Without proper care, the value of post-FGM reconstructive surgery can be limited. Kyle G. Brown reports.

Two years since the murder of an Italian student in Cairo, the Egyptian regime has yet to acknowledge the...

Eritrean refugees who try to escape into neighbouring Sudan are caught up in a deadly stand-off between...

Somali farmers who can barely point out America on a map are innocent victims of the US ‘war on terror’, reports Jamal Osman...

‘Zuma must fall’ protesters with a banner depicting Atul Gupta, implicated in recent scandals. Pic: Discott, CC-BY-SA4.0

How corruption in South Africa continues to cost taxpayers billions of rand, by Neil Thompson.

Youth bulge: A public billboard in Uganda urges young people to have smaller families.

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Wangui Kimari makes the case that the youth discourse in Africa has patronizing,...

Musa Fata's social media feed shows a life of ease and abundance.

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Sophia Seymour and Daisy Squires shine a light on Musa...

FeesMustFall: Protesters celebrate the removal of a statue of Cecil Rhodes from the University of Cape Town.

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South Africa’s first post-apartheid generation has come of age. And they’re not happy with the way the ANC...

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Maasai activists are hopeful that they will return to traditional grazing grounds lost to big-game trophy hunters, ...

Mozambique

Meet the non-profit art group trying to end violence against women in Mozambique. By Rebecca Cooke.

Burundi

The story of Radio Inzamba, daring to report on human rights abuses, told by Giedre Steikunaite.

Plunge

NI reviews Fever Ray’s Plunge; Toto Bona Lokua’s Bondeko.

Marie-Josee, 78, has been a potter all her life. Despite being visually impaired, she has a permanent twinkle in her eye. At the mention of kunyaza, Marie-Josee’s eyes shine even brighter and she roars with laughter. Photo by Thomas Lewton

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Rwanda tops global gender equality tables. Can a traditional sexual practice help explain why? Alice McCool...

Robert Mugabe, president of Zimbabwe, attends the 12th African Union Summit Feb. 2, 2009 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Mugabe Legacy

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Reporting from Zimbabwe, Nhau Mangirazi examines the legacy of nearly four decades of Mugabe rule.

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