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A statue of Mau Mau leader Dedan Kimathi, who was killed in 1957. K. Gituma/Wikimedia

Why Kenya’s Mau Mau gave up their fight

The resilient Mau Mau freedom fighters failed to maintain revolutionary action after independence.
Des survivants d'un glissement de terrain dans une école de fortune, le 15 novembre 2017, dans la région de Regent, dans la périphérie de Libreville, en Sierra Leone. Saidu Bah/AFP

L’éducation peut-elle être réellement égalitaire ?

Pourquoi tant d’enfants sont-ils toujours déscolarisés ? Et quels progrès ont déjà été accomplis ? Parité, exclusion et pauvreté sont au cœur des défis de l’éducation pour tous.
Survivor of the mudslide are seen attending school on November 15, 2017 at the Old Skool Camp, in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown. Saidu Bah/AFP

Can education become truly egalitarian worldwide?

About 263 million children and youth worldwide are out of school. If some progress have been made, especially on school attendance, huge gaps remain on gender parity or equity in schooling choices.
Bolivia’s new mining bill has put the country on a knife-edge. EPA

Indigenous Bolivians are seething over mining reforms

The government of president Evo Morales has approved a new mining law for Bolivia. It received virtually no international news coverage, yet is proving highly divisive within the country. A previous version…


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