Swapsies: Nigerian artist Lukas Osarobo-Okoro, photographed outside the British Museum in London. Osarobo-Okoro and the Ahiamwen Guild of Benin have offered to donate new artworks to the institution.Photo: Dylan Martinez/Alamy

Stolen treasures

Taken during a violent British raid, the Benin bronzes have sat in Western museums and private collections for over a century. Kieron Monks reports on Nigeria’s battle to get them back and what it means for the wider push to return works robbed from Africa.

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NI 536 - Abolition - March, 2022
Riot police hit protesters participating in a demonstration against lawmakers’ salary demands outside the parliament buildings in Nairobi in May 2013.Photo: Thomas Mukoya/Reuters/Alamy

Colonize and punish

Mass imprisonment and merciless policing were the preferred tools of control for European colonizers. Patrick Gathara explores the legacy left in Kenya.

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NI 536 - Abolition - March, 2022
Senegal: if you build it…

Senegal: if you build it…

The Museum of Black Civilizations has opened in Dakar yet many of its galleries remain empty.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
How to be an internationalist

How to be an internationalist

Eight ways to live out your principles, suggests Yohann Koshy.

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
Place markers ahead of the Bandung Conference, 1955.Photo: Howard Sochurek / Getty

Worlds apart

Yohann Koshy returns to the golden age of solidarity between Global South states and asks: what should a new internationalism look like?

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
Photo: Suki Dhanda

A word with Nithin Sawhney

Acclaimed British-Indian musician Nitin Sawhney talks to Subi Shah about colonialism, music as a passport to possibility and why he wants to be known as ‘someone who gives a shit’.

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NI 508 - Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent - December, 2017

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Abolition March, 2022
Abolition March, 2022
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Clampdown! Criminalizing dissent December, 2017
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