Tag archive for ‘IRIN’
Rape in Car
By maxalb On Monday, March 27th, 2017

Raped, injected with poison, entire family murdered: One woman’s story in CAR

IRIN Philip Kleinfeld Bangui, March 23rd, 2017 The first time the Séléka rebels captured Danielle* she was visiting the shallow grave where her husband, father, and brothers were More...

Chris Harvey says the river came up to the top of the stick only 10 months ago. His irrigation dam now sits six metres below normal level.
By maxalb On Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

How much worse are African droughts because of man-made climate change?

IRIN NEWS Peter Lind Cape Town, 6th February 2017 The once-fertile fields of South Africa’s Western Cape region are filled with scorched patches of earth, dying plants, and wasted More...

South Sudanese homless, pregnant women in Uganda
By Cornelia Toelgyes On Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Pregnant and homeless: South Sudan’s women refugees

Special for IRIN Sally Nyakaniyanga Adjumani, Uganda,  30th September 2016 Josephine Maziku arrived at Uganda’s Nyumanzi Transit Centre in June this year six months pregnant and More...

A woman walks through Algiers' old town. The entire city, like most of the country, suffered greatly during the "black decade" of the 1990s. Karim Mostafa/IRIN
By Cornelia Toelgyes On Saturday, October 1st, 2016

Has Algeria taken an anti-IS vaccine?

Special for IRIN Jenny Gustafsson Alger, 28 September 2016 As so-called Islamic State recruits members from across the world, one Muslim country has set itself apart. Despite its More...

By Cornelia Toelgyes On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Congo K: The danger of fighting fire with fire

IRIN Beni, 26th August 2016 Civilians in Congo turn to self-defence groups to stop massacres People in the eastern Congolese city of Beni have had enough of massacres. Angered by More...

La foto è di Obinna Anyadike/IRIN
By maxalb On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

Nigeria, Thanks the Boko Haram Insurgency 244,000 Hungry Children

Special for IRIN Eromo Egbejule Abuja, 1st August 2016 After his father, a welder from Bama, died in a camp for internally displaced people in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, More...

By Cornelia Toelgyes On Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Which African country is worst at fighting insurgents?

Special for IRIN Obi Anyadike Nairobi, 10 June 2016 Public approval in Nigeria and Kenya for their governments’ handling of jihadist violence is low, and citizens have a poor opinion More...

Out of the house trash  (Eloisa D’Orsi/EJC/IRIN)
By maxalb On Saturday, March 12th, 2016

Once upon a time it was Kin la belle

Special for IRIN Gianluca Iazzolino Kinshasa, 8th March 2016 Sheet-metal huts spring up among the graves. Some are the ghosts of brick houses that once existed nearby. The owners More...

Photo: www.karamoja.eu - Cattle can be more resilient than crops
By Sandro Pintus On Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Uganda’s Karamoja faces drought emergency

IRIN By Samuel Okiror KAMPALA, 19 January 2016 At least 640,000 people in Uganda’s northeastern Karamoja region – more than half its population – are facing food shortages as More...

By maxalb On Saturday, August 29th, 2015

How to Use the World “Migrants”

IRIN Oxford, 27August 2015 Using the right terms when referring to Europe’s migration crisis has become a minefield for journalists. For starters, it’s not exactly a “migration More...