Sumayya Ismail is a journalist covering Sub-Saharan Africa. She mainly focuses on long-form feature writing for the Al Jazeera Magazine.
South Africa28 Mar 2017 07:58 GMT
An interview with the veteran of the anti-apartheid struggle and friend of Nelson Mandela who has died at the age of 87.
Politics05 Feb 2016 12:45 GMT
At the University of the Witwatersrand, where protests began, students navigate the future of a fractured movement.
South Africa10 Feb 2014 10:23 GMT
South African photojournalist Louise Gubb shares the story of the Mandela she knew - from behind and beyond the lens.
South Africa05 Dec 2013 23:21 GMT
In areas of Johannesburg where Mandela forged his political career, his presence was strong but not always enough.
US & Canada07 Oct 2013 11:25 GMT
The gathering, held this year in South Africa, aims at connecting and inspiring young leaders around the world.
Africa30 Mar 2013 07:48 GMT
World’s press corps arrived in force, but with few details to report, the story has slipped down the local news cycle.
Environment17 Sep 2011 12:55 GMT
Environmental rights groups say internationally backed carbon capture schemes distract from real climate justice needs.
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