Based in Kampala, Uganda, Lydia is Africa editor for openDemocracy’s 50.50 team. An investigative and data journalist and editor, she is particularly interested in African feminist movement building and the continent’s ebbing democracy. She has worked as a freelance editor, reporter, data consultant and documentary producer for a variety of news organisations in Africa and internationally, including Al Jazeera, the BBC, The Continent, The New York Times, Quartz Africa and Reuters. Follow her on Twitter (@namlyd). Contact her at: [email protected]
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Publicado en: 50.50: InvestigationExclusive: US Christian Right pours more than $50m into Africa
Conservative groups increase their spending and activity in what critics call an ‘opportunistic use of Africans’ for...
Publicado en: 50.50: OpinionWhy ‘pro-family’ groups ignore pregnant African women dying during COVID-19
CitizenGo doesn’t want women to terminate pregnancies even if their lives are at risk, so no wonder it’s ignoring...
Publicado en: 50.50: InvestigationAfrican governments warned of lawsuits for maternal deaths under COVID-19 lockdowns
Exclusive: Women have died or suffered unsafe births after transport bans, while hospitals report rising equipment shortages.
Sex workers abandoned as COVID crackdowns undo Africa’s HIV efforts
Controlling COVID-19 is worsening Africa’s HIV epidemic and destroying HIV services, with sex workers facing...