THE BEST OF 2015

On 24 November, another deadly terrorist attack – the third in a year – hit Tunisia, in addition to many attacks in the Mount Chaambi region and against the security forces. Grief, resilience and

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Kasha Jacqueline Nabagesera made the June cover of Time magazine for bravely defending LGBT rights, a crime punishable by life imprisonment without parole in Uganda

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“Worse than ever!” John Githongo doesn’t mince words about corruption in Kenya. “President Uhuru Kenyatta’s administration is the greediest we’ve seen in 20 years

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This 58-year-old lawyer’s tireless work led a court in Brussels, Belgium to indict Chad’s former dictator Hissène Habré for crimes against humanity

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“We try to respect the views of others, so they should respect ours!” Philippe Ouédraogo, the archbishop of Ouagadougou, elevated to cardinal by Pope Francis in February 2014

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Luaty Beirão has just ended a 36-day hunger strike – one day for every year that Angola’s president, José Eduardo dos Santos, has been in power. The 33-year-old Angolan-Portuguese rapper

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In 2006, barely 22 and holding a degree in political philosophy, Hadeel Ibrahim joined the foundation that her father, the Sudanese billionaire Mo Ibrahim, had just set up

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Alexis Sinduhije, a 47-year-old former journalist from Burundi, is paying a high price for his political activities. Opposed to President Pierre Nkurunziza’s third term in of

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Gilles Yabi, a 39-year-old Benin-born economist and political scientist now living in Dakar, stood out at a very young age due to his sharp, insightful analyses

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Colette Kitoga Habanawema, nicknamed “the mother of orphans and widows”, never imagined the turn her career as a physician would take

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