Tag: Africa

Africa’s technology revolution

Mobile technologies in the developed world might not directly save lives, but in parts of Africa they can change the fortunes of entire communities...

South Sudan: another Biafra?

Six months ago South Sudan was born – yet fighting in the region continues. Rowan Emslie explores the path of the world’s youngest country, drawing...

Whatever happened to Band Aid?

. As we wrap up 2011 and enjoy the Christmas break, DiA blogger Lynsey Logan reflects on the Band Aid movement which fewer people talk about...

Egypt: a second revolution?

Tahrir Square c.Ramy Raoof . The events in Egypt of the past six days have not failed to shock the western world and have...

Fall of a(nother) tyrant

In the aftermath of Muammar Gadaffi’s death, Josephine Forster considers a disturbing pre-occupation with the gory details of death. Josephine is a freelance journalist studying...

Live Below The Line

As more than ten million people in East Africa face desperate food and water shortages following the worst drought in sixty years, the international...

Women in Egypt: ‘Why Not?’

In the second part of DiA’s exclusive coverage of International Women’s Day, Cardiff University Journalism students Sara Maranon and Sandhya Kannan investigate how the...