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Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election

Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

A Dutch company turning food in to intellectual property reveals a failed economic order, Edna Mohamed...

Has Europe prioritized ‘securing’ its borders over human rights? Ruairi Casey reports.

This year, South Africa marks 25 years since its first democratic elections, which ended white minority rule, made Nelson Mandela president and gave all South Africans equal political rights. Ilvy Njiokiktjien photographs the young South Africans who have known only life in the post-apartheid ‘rainbow nation’.

This year, South Africa marks 25 years since its first democratic elections. Ilvy Njiokiktjien photographs the young South...

Hyppolite Ntigurirwa was seven years old when his father, friends and relatives were killed in the Rwandan...

In Cameroon, civil war is brewing along linguistic lines. Lorraine Mallinder reports on the repressive...

Twenty-five years after the ‘fastest and most efficient murder campaign of the twentieth century’, Katie McQue...

What has become of the ‘Third World’? Featuring Vijay Prashad and Thomas Sankara.

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For Nanjala Nyabola, the sentencing of Trump’s campaign chair tells us a lot about the West’s relationship to...

As thousands of Sudanese defy an army curfew and continue their sit-in, we take a look at how the protests came about....

Nanjala Nyabola comments on the fluctuating, and often unaffordable, cost of local staples in Madagascar....

Guangzhou is home to Asia’s largest African migrant population, who come to China chasing business opportunities, reputable...

Marred with delays and disillusioned voters, Chitra Nagarajan weighs up the results of Nigeria’s...

The United Nations International Court of Justice has ruled that Britain should hand the Chagos Islands back to Mauritius....

Many Nigerians saw the 2019 elections as another step toward better governance. For now, they wait in uncertainty. ...

In Zimbabwe, a deteriorating economic situation, coupled with renewed repression, is tempting ordinary citizens to think...

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