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Heart and sole

Heart and sole

Ethiopia’s footwear marches on Bethlehem Alemu is making great strides in creating employment and developing artisanal skills The flagship soleRebels store in downtown Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, is a hipster shoe...

Fear and loathing on the frontline

Fear and loathing on the frontline

    South Africa: dying for change   In early 2012, Ayanda Kota, leader of the Unemployed People’s Movement (UPM) in the Eastern Cape, made his way to the Grahamstown police station. As an activist, he’d had an...