06/22/2012 | Tim Williams
Panos London’s senior media advisor took part in a debate on the African Diaspora media. Panellists and the audience discussed the role the African Diaspora media has to play in challenging the traditional narrative of Africa as a place of war, poverty and hunger.
06/20/2012 | Clodagh Miskelly
One woman living with HIV talks about the importance of her faith in living with her condition and the challenges of tackling stigma and discrimination amongst Muslims.
06/19/2012 | Clodagh Miskelly
An interview and photography slideshow looking at one woman’s experience about trying to find work while living with HIV. She describes the feeling of vulnerability that she encounters, even in such innocuous situations as taking a bus ride.
06/18/2012 | Clodagh Miskelly
A young African gay man talks about what happens when you go to get tested for HIV. He challenges the appropriateness of some of the questions he finds discriminatory and can stop African men from getting tested.
06/14/2012 | Lilly Peel
The Arab Spring created a renewed buzz around the role ICTs and social media play in social change. Panos London’s Clodagh Miskelly and Tim Williams are attending a conference to explore how new technologies are being used in Africa.
05/30/2012 | Didier Bikorimana
Women are rebuilding Rwanda from the grassroots to the highest tiers of parliament. Local journalist Didier speaks to grassroots leaders, university academics, schoolgirls and charity leaders to find out what has changed since 1994 and how they see their future.
05/28/2012 | Kaidia Samaké
As rebel groups in Mali combine to announce an independent Sharia state after the recent Northern coup, Kaidia voices her fears about her future in the south of Mali.
05/23/2012 | Tim Williams
Tim Williams travelled to Tunis to attend UNESCO’s conference marking World Press Freedom Day. He met dissident Bahraini bloggers and young Tunisian journalists, frustrated at the slow pace of change.
05/17/2012 | Kaidia Samaké
“We know we are destroying our environment… but we don’t have any choice.”
05/15/2012 | Audrey Wabwire
This from-the-ground feature explores the impact of corruption on the education system in Kenya, hearing local perspectives from home, from school and from the NGO sector.