Cities and towns are in the vanguard when it comes to receiving and integrating new migrants and refugees. They have vital lessons to pass on to world leaders.
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As two major oil companies face court cases over a deal in Nigeria, Global Witness’s Rachel Owens talks about how activists are fighting for transparency and justice—and what the international community can do to help.
The vice-president of Equatorial Guinea faces charges of investing funds in France misappropriated from the national treasury in a precedent-setting trial in France.
In many parts of Africa, people with albinism face discrimination and violence just because they look different. But these advocates are fighting to assert their rights.
Efforts to ensure that Kenya’s Nubian community can secure proof of citizenship are being pursued both on the ground, and through Africa’s human rights system.
Through early interventions, families taking part in an innovative program are seeing “magic” results.
A grassroots effort in East Africa is taking a new approach to impact investment in education. The project focuses on improving students’ lives outside of the classroom.
Bolstering authoritarian regimes risks further human rights violations and populations more determined to escape.
Archaic colonial era laws originally imposed to control local populations still endure in Africa, allowing police to harass and arrest people who have done nothing wrong.
An online platform allows election observers to tackle problems in real time.
A new tool monitors candidates’ vows―and puts their feet to the fire when they break them.