Deep in the Algerian desert, a Sahrawi-run event puts Western Sahara’s struggle for liberation on the big screen. 25 November 2022 The image above is of GOV.UK By Ariel Sophia Bardi, a freelance writer and photographer based in Rome. AUSERD REFUGEE CAMP, Algeria—At about 10 p.m., in the middle of the Sahara desert, just two lights […]
Confronting Water Scarcity in North Africa
North African communities have a long history of water management and governance. From millennia-old underground water channels and other methods of water storage and collection, to 20th century dam and hydropower projects
The false narrative of French democracy
Today, France is seen as the beacon of freedom and liberty and occupies a lofty perch with its national motto of “Liberté, égalité, fraternité” or “Liberty, Equality and Fraternity”.
Cutting Aid Won’t Pull Tunisia Away From Authoritarianism
President Kais Saied needs more carrots than sticks.
Ten months into President Kais Saied’s steady dismantling of Tunisian democracy . . .
60th Anniversary of Independence of Algeria
Here is a point of view of an Algerian national and resident about the commemoration of the 60th anniversary of his country’s independence on 5 July 2022.
It is loaded despite the traumatic ‘bad time’ years, with disillusionment in the light of going through the country’s long history.
Tunisia is staring down an unprecedented fiscal crisis while a would-be dictator smashes checks and balances.
While many countries anticipate a brighter post-COVID future, Tunisia faces a spike in food and fuel prices caused by the Ukraine conflict combined with political paralysis as opposition parties push back against the authoritarian actions of its President.
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