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The Nordic Africa Institute  |  Newsletter 16 September 2016

Only a fair society can heal the wounds

South Africa. 22 years after the ending of apartheid, people are still not healed. A new economic system leading to fewer injustices and divisions among people is needed, argues NAI guest professor Tim Murithi.
Freedom of speech
Tanzania. Legal actions against  t-shirts and social media postings. But people wont be silenced.
Rain and paradoxes
Book on water. Unpredictable rainfall and a landscape unsuited to irrigation.
Are you ready for NAD?
Nordic Africa Days. The conference starts in a week, our hashtag #NAD2016 is in use already.
Ups and downs
Video. What happens to mining towns when the economy goes boom and bust?
Come join us!
Scholarships. How can you not want to apply for a 1-month stay at NAI?
Dealing with waste
New book. In African cities, informal waste management is one of the most common livelihood activities.
African migration
Seminar. NAI research on African migration in the context of the refugee crisis. 28 September at Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland.
This is the new Africa
Book launch. English edition of Erika Bjerström's book 'The New Africa' will be launched in the NAI library 5 October.
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The Nordic Africa Institute is a center for research, documentation and information on modern Africa, based in Uppsala, and jointly financed by the Governments of Finland, Iceland and Sweden. 

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