View from Africa

View from Africa

Nanjala Nyabola mourns the loss of Nairobi’s tree canopy and questions the expansion of cities.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
The expansion of fast-food brands in Africa is backed by powerful advertising such as this billboard on Kenyatta Avenue, a major street in the central business district of Nairobi, Kenya. The country is now home to 22 KFC outlets, which have paved the way for other international chains - Subway, Domino’s Pizza, Cold Stone Creamery - that are expanding into East Africa.Photo: Brian Inganga

When KFC came to Kenya

As Big Food spreads throughout the Global South using the tobacco playbook, Kabugi Mbae investigates the rise in obesity – and non-communicable diseases – in Kenya.

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NI 531 - Vaccine equality - May, 2021
View from Africa

View from Africa

Nanjala Nyabola on the mask mandate and personal freedom.

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NI 527 - Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic - September, 2020
View from Africa

View from Africa

Check your passport privilege, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

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NI 520 - The right to the city - July, 2019
Tolossa Asrat, editor of Kanere, poses with a local Turkana girl in Kakuma refugee camp, northwest Kenya.Photo: Sally Hayden

Kenya: refugee reporters

Sally Hayden reports on a fully independent, refugee-run news outlet in the Kakuma refugee camp in Kenya

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NI 518 - Building a new internationalism - March, 2019
Photo: Brian Otieno

Southern Exposure: Brian Otieno

Highlighting the work of artists and photographers from the Majority World.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018
View from Africa

View from Africa

Progress without people. Nanjala Nyabola on Kenya's embrace of the Chinese development model.

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NI 515 - Making peace in a world at war - September, 2018
Media switch off

Media switch off

Update from Kenya by Moses Wasamu.

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NI 511 - Humanitarianism under attack - April, 2018
A public billboard produced by the Uganda Health Marketing Group.Photo: Jenny Matthews / Panos

Fear of a young planet

Young Africans need to resist the way they are being spoken about, argues Wangui Kimari.

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NI 509 - What's left for the young? - January, 2018
Citizenship win for Makonde people in Kenya

Citizenship win for Makonde people in Kenya

Nguli Mchewa is not exactly sure when he was born, Maina Waruru writes.

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NI 503 - Homelessness - June, 2017
Proud to be a co-op in Kenya.Photo: ILRI/Muthoni Njiru under a CC Licence

Co-ops driving change

Kenya’s co-operative movement now accounts for 45 per cent of the country’s GDP.

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NI 500 - The exceptionally brave - 500th issue - March, 2017
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Stateless Shona in Kenya

Maina Waruru on a community without rights.

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NI 492 - Technology justice - May, 2016
A Kenyan Act without action

A Kenyan Act without action

Maina Waruru reports how a local law puts small street-sellers at risk.

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NI 489 - Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better - January, 2016
Karel Prinsloo

Southern Exposure: Karel Prinsloo

The Namibian photographer captures a patient vendor in Kenya's Kibera slum.

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NI 488 - 10 economic myths - December, 2015
10 years ago in New Internationalist

10 years ago in New Internationalist

Chris Brazier reflects on the June 2005 issue on the politics of migration.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015

And finally... Okwiri Oduor

Kenyan author Okwiri Oduor talks to Chris Brazier about winning this year's Caine Prize for African Writing.

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NI 476 - Cuba - October, 2014

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Vaccine equality May, 2021
Democracy on the edge March, 2021
Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic September, 2020
Covid-19 lessons from the pandemic September, 2020
The right to the city July, 2019
Building a new internationalism March, 2019
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
Making peace in a world at war September, 2018
Humanitarianism under attack April, 2018
What's left for the young? January, 2018
Homelessness June, 2017
The exceptionally brave - 500th issue March, 2017
Technology justice May, 2016
Humanity adrift: why refugees deserve better January, 2016
10 economic myths December, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Total control - is Monsanto unstoppable? April, 2015
The great green energy grab March, 2015
Cuba October, 2014
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