Syrians living in the Zaatari refugee camp in northern Jordan

The “Champs-Élysées” of al Zaatari, the life of Syrians living after asylum – Manar Madane

Journalist Manar Madane reports on the development of the largest Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, al Zaatari. (Article and video by Manar Madane in Jordan, 31/12/2013. Translated from Arabic by Google) Try and to cope with reality – it is a picture full of movement and life and production of the camp Zaatari, depravity “Champs-Elysees” or…

hip hop east africa

How has the globalization of hip-hop affected East African Youth?

The spread of hip-hop onto the global sphere can present somewhat of a paradox. On the one hand, hip-hop is a symbolic fight by the weak against oppressive forces; forces who have dominated social, economic, and political wealth throughout time.  On the other hand, hip-hop has become such a global phenomenon that the “invisible hand”…