Reporting migration as a human story: tips from our journalists
September 16, 2022

“I not only understand the circumstances that lead people to move abroad, but I also share their experiences, know the problems and processes they went through to come here, and because immigrants tend to build networks to provide help for each other,” Landivar notes.

Gender editor: a new newsroom role is fighting sexism in the Peruvian media
September 15, 2022

“we have to constantly demonstrate our value and are questioned for pointing out the attacks and misogynistic coverage that has been carried out for decades without any of these renowned men of power mentioning it.”

How police brutality continues to threaten Nigeria’s thriving tech generation
September 8, 2022

“I tried to bargain with the policemen, but they demanded N500,000 ($770) or nothing. Next, they drove me to my bank branch beside Sheraton Hotel and told me to go and withdraw the money for them.”

Gasping to live again: A disabled person’s account of barely surviving Covid
August 25, 2022

My oxygen is dipping. I have blacked out. When I wake up, the nurse is telling me I should lose weight. Am I going to survive? I must be. No one tells a dying person to lose weight, do they?

Interrupting racism in Korea
August 11, 2022

Can a three-letter word help us change our approach toward discrimination?

“Heard” but not seen: Being Black in South Korea
August 11, 2022

Accordingly, for many nightclubs in Seoul, providing a foreigner-free experience is a selling point to attract customers, as a certain contingent of the clientele is more comfortable enjoying their night solely in the company of ethnic Koreans.

How to inject some optimism into your climate doom diet
August 5, 2022

Curiosity and wonder are good anecdotes against fear.

Getting in the room: The young women at the forefront of the battle for democracy and environmental justice in Brazil
August 2, 2022

“We’re all in the same boat, as climate change affects everyone, but very few have a life jacket.”

Who moved my copper?
July 25, 2022

Zambia is a case in point. In 2020, the south African country was found to be a debt defaulter. The amount in question was 17 billion USD. But why is this happening to a country rich in copper and cobalt, two of the world’s most sought after metals?

It’s The Little Things: Life as a visually impaired person in Nigeria
July 19, 2022

Despite the difficulties Nigerian society imposes on people with visual impairments, many lead everyday lives.

A figure stands in the middle of two large hands, one with an American and one with a Polish flag, both grabbing her

Why Poland offers a warning to Americans

A cynical observer of their battles with the judiciary and fines from the EU over “rule of law” might ask if they named themselves after what they intended to trample over.

A man sits at the edge of a boat, catching oil leaking out of a pipe that pollutes that water
Long Read

“All Die Na Die”: At the Heart Of Nigeria’s Soot Problem

Over two days of travelling across Rivers State with Junior, he will tell us in bits that revealing anything that can lead back to him will put him at risk of arrest, harassment, or even death from either state or non-state actors.

Inside a lush rainforest, a sinking construction crane makes its way through

How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine is echoing in the Amazon

Anthropologist Eduardo Viveiros has asserted a very striking phrase: “The indigenous people are specialists in the end of the world, since theirs ended in 1500,” referring to the year the Portuguese landed in Brazil.

A tree is wracked with missiles and weapons in this illustration by Antoine Bouraly

Syria’s Poisoned Earth

“I heard the noise of a scouting plane… It was so close. I knew it was going to fall down, but I did not imagine it would crash into my farmland,” says Amin*, who rushed at the time to see the flames devouring his land.

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