Letitia Wright in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
Black Panther and its sequel are more than just good movies: they can be used as teaching tools.
Charities often promote the benefits of child sponsorship. However, the practice perpetuates damaging patterns of thinking.
Child sponsorship is often billed as a significant way of improving children’s lives. However, sponsorship is based on narratives that fail to address the role of rich countries in global poverty.
Millions have lost their homes in flooding caused by unusually heavy monsoon rains in Pakistan this year that many experts have blamed on climate change.
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Does the Global North have a moral responsibility to protect and compensate those in the Global South that disproportionately bear the brunt of climate change devastation?
Action flick Wolf Warrior II is one of China’s most commercially successful films ever.
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China is seen as Africa’s saviour and friend in the film - which is still full of racist stereotypes.
Ugandans watch the start of the International Criminal Court trial of former child soldier-turned-warlord Dominic Ongwen.
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Armed conflicts today involve slavery in many different forms, from forced marriage to child soldiers.
COVID-19 patients receive oxygen as they lie in their beds in the intensive care unit of a hospital in Machakos, Kenya, in August 2021.
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A major lesson from the COVID-19 pandemic is the need to decolonize transnational governance so that the world is better able to handle both future and current global crises.
In 2020, desert locus plague of biblical proportions darkened skies over the Horn of Africa. In part it was caused by high rainfall and flooding in areas usually spared by the insect.
Trade regulation by rich countries against pests and disease is gradually making its way into the less developed nations. On top of safer foods, new research shows this could also bring sustainable growth.
Durban, South Africa.
Climate change is changing wave patterns and strength. Bigger waves combined with sea level rise will hit coasts hard – but only in some countries.
Taking on the UK’s migration management is of short-term benefit to Rwanda, a country facing considerable economic hardship.
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Richer nations are increasingly looking to offshore their immigration processing and further their own economic and political interests at the same time.
Which side are you on? Well, actually …
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Not all nations have joined in a united front against Russia’s invasion. The conflict and talk of a new Cold War could reignite the nonaligned movement.
Disinformation is particularly rife during elections.
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By linking different issues together, organisations show the importance of approaching information disorder as a complex problem requiring various responses.
Hleketani farmers attend a meeting of their grocery savings club.
Crisis is a given for resource-poor households globally, but — in the absence of supportive policies — so are these careful strategies of self-provisioning and mutual aid.
Knowledge production in Global South countries is often centered on Western theories and colonial perspectives.
The decolonisation of science is an essential step for the academic community in Indonesia to find their voice.
A woman holds a child as she arrives with other displaced Ukrainians at the train station in Przemysl, Poland, on Mar. 3, 2022.
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Wealthy states sort people into hierarchies, keeping ‘unwanted people’ in their regions of origin while facilitating mobility for supposedly ideal migrants.
People cross a destroyed bridge as they evacuate the city of Irpin, northwest of Kyiv, during heavy shelling and bombing on March 5, 2022.
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The welcome mat for refugees fleeing war-torn Ukraine stands in stark contrast to recent anti-immigrant policies targeting those from the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and Asia.
Birds fly over a man taking photos of the exposed riverbed of the Old Parana River, a tributary of the Parana River during a drought in Rosario, Argentina, in July 2021. The Global South is being hit hard by climate change, but could business help turn the tide?
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The goal of the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero, or GFANZ, is to bring together the financial sector to accelerate the transition to a net-zero economy. Here’s why it might actually work.
Internationalisation enhances the quality of higher education and the graduates’ capabilities.
Contributing to global knowledge, from the lens of local experience, can lead to solutions to universal problems such as inequality and climate change.
Consulting with the communities that have suffered the most harm from past acts of mass violence is a key part of a successful reparations process.
From Germany to Georgetown, the Global North has a lot to learn about reckoning successfully with past human rights wrongs.
A section of Quarry Road informal settlement in Durban after severe flooding in April 2019 where research was undertaken by local scientists.
Climate change science dominated by knowledge produced in the global North cannot address the particular challenges faced by those living in the global South.
Kitwe Food and Farmers’ Market, Zambia.
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As the global South transitions to a predominantly urban future, food offers a way to understand the role of cities in future development.