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The mask game in Congo

POLICY: Halle Jørn Hanssen is based on this contribution in his contribution to the new anthology The mask game in Congo - about the campaign for the release of Tjostolv Moland and Joshua French.

Dictator country, hand in hand

China's grip on Africa tightens at record speed, while the country is blowing UN sanctions against African dictators and war criminals.

South Sudan: From really bad to worse

The biggest refugee tragedy on the African continent is taking place in South Sudan today. It is constantly growing and thus appears to be an even bigger famine disaster.

A memory book from Moscow

Well spread out over near 50 years I have visited Moscow several times, the first time in 1967. It has been reasonably contrasting experiences.

President and peace saboteur

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir wants everything but peace, and sticks in the wheels of dialogue and peace processes with both defiance and abuse of power. Why does he act as he does?

A fight for freedom, solidarity and peace

MODERN TIMES brings here the obituary of Gunnar Garbo, written by his friend for 55 years, Halle Jørn Hanssen.

Masterpiece on the history of South Africa

The history book we needed about South Africa has finally arrived - and it probably couldn't have been carried by anyone else. The story is dramatic, diverse and appalling, but also leaves behind optimism and hope.

Cape Town - the freedom town in the rainbow country

This winter, a racist debate exploded in South African media. Visiting Cape Town is like standing at a crossroads where the ghosts of the apartheid era meet progressive values.

Power is shifted in Africa

While the Arab Spring is characterized by stagnation, a quiet revolution is under way in Sub-Saharan Africa.

The river of history is poisoned

The Nile is destroyed by sewage, garbage and waste. This threatens the lives of millions of people in several countries.

Decay, dictatorship and anarchy

Implementation of the South Sudan peace agreement from August seems more impossible than ever.

A ruined country

The new peace agreement will be implemented within 30 months. But is there hope for a ravaged South Sudan?
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