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How to Write About Africa

First appearing in 2005 in issue 92, Granta magazine published ‘The View from Africa’ – a collection of memoir and reportage that sought to challenge

Current and future costs: COP17

The cost for South Africa of hosting COP 17 will, it is estimated, amount to some 400 million rand (approx. €40 million).  The funds will

HIV & AIDS, 30 years on…

Today is World AIDS Day. It has been almost 30 years since HIV and AIDS was first recognised and diagnosed. HIV and AIDS has since

Cartoons from the Collective Desazkundea

Here is a selection of six thought provoking cartoons from the Collective Desazkundea’s flickr photostream – they are a group who formed in Bilbao following workshops,

Global Study on Homicide

A new report by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) entitled the Global Study on Homicide, outlines that the total number of

Child Soldiers

“Should child soldiers be prosecuted for their crimes?” “In modern day warfare, children, both girls and boys, are increasingly becoming the subject of military recruitment,

The Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series

The Expression Recession

From the 2019 Trinity College Dublin Development Issues Series Final Five, Ronan Daly explores the erosion of freedom of expression and the potential subsequent impacts

Staying Warm

There are still large numbers of people sleeping outside, in the cold struggling to find any way to simply stay warm. Ethan Kudler, a final-seven