by Florence Okoye Reports are trickling through that indicate Boko Haram have struck yet again with impunity. Over the weekend another bomb was detonated, killing 2 and injuring 48. Next, news came that between 60-80 people had been kidnapped in neighbouring Cameroon. Radio 4’s Mishal Husain, speaking to one of Cameroon’s ministers, reported that he… Read More
Charity, Philanthropy and Media Stereotypes: Africa’s new colonialists?
by Samira Sawlani Starving children with swollen bellies and vacant gazes stare into the camera while a musical melody epitomising agony and inviting sympathy plays in the background. Sponsor a child, save a life, give clean water, cure HIV/AIDS, the list of how you can save the entity which is ‘Africa’ continues. What the gentle… Read More
Sudan: Unfinished … Untold Stories – Part 2
Voices and Faces from Darfur PART 2 by Yosra Akasha Super Women in Abu Shouk I’ve asked a few women from Abu Shouk camp if they have been working or doing any other job beside their household. They said they are not working but making bricks, selling food in the market and nearby schools and… Read More
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