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Of mini-skirts and morals: social control in Nigeria
Of mini-skirts and morals: social control in Nigeria

By Bibi Bakare-Yusuf
February 24th 2012
The push to police the way that women dress continues across Africa on the pretext that …

Religious divide in Africa
Religious divide in Africa

By Gwynne Dyer
February 20th 2012
Sudan was bombing South Sudan again last week, only a couple of months after the two countries …

African governments signing away water rights for decades
African governments signing away water rights for decades

By Mike Shanahan
A paper published today by IIED warns that African governments are signing away water rights for decades with …

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Boris Johnson to push for release of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe on Iran visit theguardian.com/news/2017/dec/…

US recognition of Jerusalem 'kiss of death' for peace process bbc.co.uk/news/world-mid…

Russian doping: IOC bans Russia from 2018 Winter Olympics bbc.co.uk/sport/winter-s…

Traffic fumes in city streets 'largely wipe out exercise benefits for over-60s' theguardian.com/environment/20…

Robert Mugabe - revolutionary hero or the man who wrecked Zimbabwe? bbc.co.uk/news/world-afr…

Labour attacks Brexit date 'gimmick' as MPs begin scrutiny bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politi…

Paradise Papers: Tax haven secrets of ultra-rich exposed bbc.co.uk/news/uk-418769…

Headscarf row: German university lecturer 'humiliates' Muslim bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur…

Catalans declare independence as Madrid imposes direct rule bbc.co.uk/news/world-eur…

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