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Africa Uncensored: The Journalists Exposing Corruption in Kenya

| Al Jazeera | “Our goal is to show Africa as it really is: The good, the bad, the ugly, the potential,” says John Allan Namu, an investigative journalist in Nairobi, Kenya. He co-founded Africa Uncensored, an investigative journalism collective…

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Brazil: The Car Wash Scandal

| Al Jazeera | Launched in early 2014, the operation was initially thought to be routine – one of a number of similar ongoing probes that the Brazilian Federal Police had on their books.

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Peru’s dirty gold

| Al Jazeera | The Amazon rainforest is home to 10 percent of the world’s known species, and its ancient trees remove millions of tons of carbondioxide per year from the atmosphere. Its pristine forests, however, are increasingly under threat….

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Cambodia’s Casino Gamble

| Al Jazeera | A Chinese casino empire to rival Macau is investing big in Cambodia, transforming a once-sleepy seaside town into a hub for gangsters and shady operators. Tens of thousands of Chinese workers have moved to Sihanoukville, many…

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Global arms trade: Who are the winners?

| Al Jazeera | As several countries spend more and more on weapons, we discuss who benefits from the arms business.

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Who controls the arms trade?

| Al Jazeera | When it comes to global arms deals the scenes play out formulaically – politicians shaking hands, press releases are issued and an astronomical amount of money is spent.

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Lebanon: A State in Collapse?

| Al Jazeera | On August 4, 2020, Beirut, the capital of Lebanon, was devastated by a huge blast. Some 2,750 tonnes of ammonium nitrate, stored – somewhat inexplicably – in a harbourside warehouse with a cache of fireworks, caught…

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How will Europe deal with suspected Russian spies?

| Al Jazeera | Italy has expelled two Russians after police in Rome said an Italian Naval Officer was caught selling classified documents to a Russian envoy. The accusations are the latest in a number of recent charges of espionage…

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The Cost of Cobalt

| Al Jazeera | In the Katanga region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), increasing numbers of babies are being born with horrific birth defects. Some of this, scientists say, is due to a huge surge in the…

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How can social media users be protected from hackers?

| Al Jazeera | It may seem safe enough to post your phone number and date of birth on social media. But that information could end up being shared all over the web. The personal details of more than half…

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