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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...

Wafa Ali Mustafa holds up a picture of her father during a demonstration on the  International Day of the Disappeared, at Alexanderplatz, Berlin. Credit: Ahmad Kalaji

The families of the disappeared are not giving up their search until they have answers. Jan-Peter Westad ...

A graphic snapshot of world peacekeeping trends from Dan Smith.

An ingenious agroforestry farming system, which combines trees, shrubs and crops is practiced throughout Ethiopia’s lush southern highlands. OLIVIER BOURGUET/ALAMY

Tesfa-Alem Tekle showcases the unique agroforestry system that sustains communities in Ethiopia’s southern...

January 6, 2021, Rioters attempt to enter break in to the Capitol building through the front doors. (Credit Image: � Lev Radin/Pacific Press via ZUMA Wire)

The storming of Capitol Hill sent shock waves around the world. But democracy-subverting, coup-fomenting US presidents are...

It might reverse the UN’s order of holiness, Vanessa Baird finds.

When thousands of genetically identical birds are stacked together – like these chickens on a farm in France – there are no immunological firebreaks to stop the spread of disease. GETTY IMAGES

Rob Wallace connects industrialized farming to the emergence of ever more deadly pathogens.

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Palestinian activist Iyad el-Baghdadi, a leading intellectual of the Arab Spring, talks fighting...

Time to face our own rubbish, Vanessa Baird suggests.

Socorro Aguilar de-spines a cactus pad in Real de Catorce, Mexico. She likes to cook it up with onions, tomato and chillies or drink it in smoothies.

Natalia Torres Garzon on the return to wild food sources in Mexico.

We meet three women bound together across borders by their caring responsibilities and struggles to meet them.

Damages wrought by the 2020 Bangalore riots. Credit: Times of India

Since 2018, a remarkable uptick in communal violence has taken shape in India. Dilnaz Boga speaks to...

Nature restores, but is itself in need of restoration. Due to our constant commodification of the natural world we are...

As 2020 draws to an end, we look at the journalism which spoke most to our readers.


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