Bram Janssen, a former Mail & Guardian photography intern who now works for Associated Press, has been based in northern Iraq for the past 20 months.
Want to talk about equality, fertility apps and women in the news? Now you can … at the Mail & Guardian's new women's hub, which launches today.
The number of countries filtering online content has increased. Pornography and security are reasons given to block politically sensitive information.
Thought Leader's editor wonders whether the severity of South Africa's political discourse warrants the severity of Zapiro's latest cartoon.
Some politicians have taken to using social media as a tool to measure social unrest, while others are using it to engage citizens and cut costs.
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