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Tsitsi Dangarembga: Are we mourning ourselves, each other and this state we are in?

The author discusses the trilogy of novels that propelled her onto the Booker shortlist, and their relevance to present-day Zimbabwe

Trial opens over Charlie Hebdo terror attacks that stunned France

14 people accused of helping jihadist gunmen storm the French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo and a Jewish supermarket went on trial on Wednesday, five years after three days of terror sent shock waves through France

French start-up offers ‘dark web’ compass, but not for everyone

Over the past five years, Aleph has indexed 1.4 billion links and 450 million documents across some 140 000 dark websites

Radicalisation is not measurable or predictable

The Paris attackers were known fanatics who evaded police surveillance.

Paris Attacks: Social media a measure of solidarity

Many complain of Western bias, but others say citizens in countries like Nigeria should take responsibility for drawing the world’s attention.

Editor behind Denmark’s Mohammed cartoons steps down

The Danish editor who commissioned the Mohammed cartoons that triggered deadly protests a decade ago says he's leaving the Jyllands-Posten newspaper.

Beware of bigotry veiled as satire

'Charlie' represents a hierarchy of Western ideals to which not everyone subscribes.

Africa lacks vision in fight against terror

The continent's leaders have not shown enough commitment to combating the scourge.

The grim genesis of the Charlie attacks

Ending economic and political alienation can bring enlightenment to disaffected Muslims.

No, Charlie, free speech has its limits

Extremists – aka cartoonists – poured gunpowder over a simmering racist fire.

Charlie Hebdo sticks to its pencils

The magazine has shown in its defiant "survivor" edition that it remains unbowed, printing five million copies despite a readership of just 60 000.

Charlie Hebdo survivor: ‘I didn’t want to stare death in the face’

Sigolène Vinson survived the attack on the magazine and has given a chilling account of how one of the terrorist gunmen spared her life.

Editorial: Bring back our courage

We saw that African lives were less important than those of Europeans. Yet what have we done as Africans for the world to see that we value our own?

Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for ‘Charlie Hebdo’ attack

The terrorist organisation says it was responsible for the attack that saw 17 people killed, as the latest edition of the satirical weekly sold out.

Intolerance and fundamentalism are the real enemies

The Charlie Hebdo attack was a result of our unwillingness and inability to understand and appreciate the beliefs of others, writes Alleyn Diesel.

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