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Cambridge Analytica – the disbanded data analytics company that allegedly used its software to create and disseminate hateful and inciting messages – in relation to Trump and Brexit, the company also played a nefarious role disseminating fake news in Africa.  In Nigeria, it tried to influence the 2015 election

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Misinformation is rife, but it’s nothing new, writes Nanjala Nyabola.

Photo from the relaunch issue of New Internationalist

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It's finally here. Issue 515, the relaunch magazine, has officially landed!

The front cover of New Internationalist’s redesigned September magazine

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The making of #NI515: why we went for Tim Hetherington’s portrait from Liberia as the relaunch cover for the redesigned...

Poverty requires a system change against the undervaluing of everything that poor people do only to expand the fortunes of...

Illustrations: Pete Reynolds

‘Development’ has long been reframed and hijacked, but, Wolfgang Sachs argues, we need to move beyond its...

Prime Minister Boris Johnson speaking at the opening of the UK-Africa Investment Summit, in London, 20 January 2020. Picture: DFID/Michael Hughes

The government’s ‘international development’ strategy is a red herring for dubious private financing, argues Nick Dearden...

2018 saw a record high in global carbon emissions.

Our understanding of progress perpetuates poverty, inequality and climate change. Martin Kirk and ...

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As alarming, anti-democratic measures are aimed at Palestine solidarity activists in the UK and beyond, Husna Rizvi...

Throughout history migrants have often been treated as a source of disease and ‘contagion’. Immigrant children are examined on arrival at Ellis Island, New York, 1911. Credit: Bettmann/Getty

Ruben Andersson traces the roots of a Freudian fixation.

While homosexuality is not illegal in Equatorial Guinea, neither is homophobia, creating a legal vacuum.

Trifonia Melibea Obono records the unheard stories of queer women living in the West African state of...

The Walk is a provocative and unsettling novel about the morality of charity, the media and public relations....

Europe-bound. Migrant travellers from Togo en route to Italy after being rescued by Spanish rescue NGO Open Arms, February 2017. David Ramos/Getty

Hazel Healy unpicks the workings of mobility apartheid.

Junaid is one of 40 people convicted of this charge currently waiting on death row.

Another prisoner of conscience falls victim to Pakistan's draconian blasphemy laws.

The occupation began with a 13-foot Trojan Horse being hauled into the Great Court by activists, and culminated in a 1,500-strong protest at the BP-sponsored exhibit ‘Troy: Myth and Reality’. Credit: Hugh Warwick

BP or not BP activist Phil Ball on the love, sweat, and ingenuity of the unprecedented 51-hour creative...

A riot police officer with a Bolivian flag is seen in Sacaba, on the outskirts of Cochabamba, Bolivia, November 15, 2019. REUTERS/Danilo Balderrama

Amy Booth on reports on why Bolivia's upcoming election is unlikely to be free and fair.

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Agony Uncle weighs in on a carbon-conscious reader's dilemma.

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