Special Features

Friday
Apr032015

Marikana: A Report from South Africa

A series of special reports exploring the legacy of the Marikana mineworker massacre, in South Africa and beyond

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Tuesday
Feb242015

Privatised London: the Thames walk that resembles a prison corridor

From the Isle of Dogs to Tower Bridge, just how much of the celebrated Thames riverside is actually open to the general public - and what does it tell us about money, politics and space in contemporary London?

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Tuesday
Nov012011

Cairo Divided

A megacity turns itself inside out

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Sunday
Nov212010

Exodus: A Sea and its People Evaporate

In Karakalpakstan, an obscure corner of central Asia where the waters of the Aral Sea have turned to desert, Jack Shenker finds a nation fleeing ecological disaster and authoritarian rule

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Saturday
May082010

Travel: The Other Egypt

One dodgy car, three irritable companions and 1000km by the Nile: Cairo to Luxor by road.

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Friday
Jan292010

Repopulating an antique land: Egypt's forbidding Western Desert

One hundred years ago, the British explorer WJ Harding King tried and failed to cross Egypt’s myth-laden Western Desert. Jack Shenker follows his footsteps into a once-isolated world on the cusp of transformation.

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