Alicia Alamillos

Alicia Alamillos

Madrid, Spain


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Alicia Alamillos

Alicia Alamillos is a journalist based in Madrid, Spain. Former Middle East correspondent for ABC newspaper, based in Cairo, Egypt. Former Subsaharan Africa correspondent and editor for EFE News Agency based in Nairobi, Kenya. With experience working for print, online and radio. Politics, Social, Cultural, Counter-terrorism and Radicalization, Women issues.

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Si los faraones levantaron las pirámides y el líder panarabista Gamal Abdel Nasser nacionalizó el Canal de Suez de manos británicas y francesas, el actual presidente egipcio, Abdelfatah al Sisi, quiere emular a los grandes nombres de su historia a base de mastodónticos proyectos de ingeniería para “un Egipto más grande”: ha ampliado el Canal de Suez en el tiempo récord de un año, ha presentado los planes de una nueva capital casi futurista, y ahora da el salto hacia la carrera por la energía nuclear. Egipto firmó el mes pasado un acuerdo con la compañía nuclear de propiedad estatal rusa Rosatom, por el que se construirá su primera planta nuclear en Dabaa, al noroeste y a las orillas del Mediterráneo. Según declaró el propio Al Sisi en un discurso televisado, la producción de energía nuclear sería posible en tan solo cinco años, aunque ofreció


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Kenya enjoys distinctive, vast areas of savannah plains, a variety of natural reserves and different species of animals, which allow the African country to organise unique safaris for tourists. However, everything comes at a price, as recent years witnessed a rise in the number of wild animal attacks on humans, according to the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).


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Kenyan women have been demonstrating in Nairobi this month to protest male oppression, after one of them was stripped naked at a bus stop for wearing a miniskirt. The campaign "My dress, my choice", launched after the incident, shows that Kenyan women still have to fight for their rights, an issue at the center of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, which is celebrated worldwide Tuesday. In early November, a woman wearing a mini skirt was attacked at a Nairobi bus stop by a group of men who considered she was dressed in an "indecent" manner and was a "Jezebel" (biblical prostitute) who was "tempting" them. Hundreds of people took to the streets to demand an end to this kind of attitudes.


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