March 01, 2024

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One African Man’s North Korean Juche Adventure

One African Man’s North Korean Juche Adventure

The curious tale of why a young man from Guinea ended up becoming a pawn in North Korea's 1980's UN vote chase.

One African Man’s North Korean Juche Adventure
Benjamin R. Young
Benjamin R. Young March 7, 2013
Meet Kim Jong Il’s ghostwriter

Meet Kim Jong Il’s ghostwriter

U.S. GHOSTWRITER SAYS HIS 'UNAUTHORIZED AUTOBIOGRAPHY' OF KIM JONG IL WILL EXPLAIN THE METHOD BEHIND THE DICTATOR'S MADNESS

Meet Kim Jong Il’s ghostwriter
Andrew Pascoe March 5, 2013
Truth, Lies and Propaganda: The Hoax that Backfired

Truth, Lies and Propaganda: The Hoax that Backfired

The fake North Korean propaganda film that led to a South Korean expat having his life turned upside down.

Truth, Lies and Propaganda: The Hoax that Backfired
Sarah A. Son
Sarah A. Son February 26, 2013
Meet the Man Who Edits Kim Jong Un’s Speeches

Meet the Man Who Edits Kim Jong Un’s Speeches

NK NEWS speaks to Michael Harrold, Kim Jong Un's speech copyeditor, about working for North Korea

Meet the Man Who Edits Kim Jong Un’s Speeches
NK News
NK News February 25, 2013
North Korea’s Mountain Man Goes Hiking in the Axis of Evil

North Korea’s Mountain Man Goes Hiking in the Axis of Evil

How one New Zealander explored North Korea's untouched mountain ranges

North Korea’s Mountain Man Goes Hiking in the Axis of Evil
David Slatter
David Slatter February 6, 2013
‘The Whole World Knows We Koreans Are Best!’

‘The Whole World Knows We Koreans Are Best!’

How North Koreans see themselves and look suspiciously at foreign influences

‘The Whole World Knows We Koreans Are Best!’
NK News
NK News February 5, 2013
North Korean Cellphones: Light in a Dark Society?

North Korean Cellphones: Light in a Dark Society?

Just like the blinding lights of the Mansudae Apartments, cellphones are being used more for torch functionality than calls

North Korean Cellphones: Light in a Dark Society?
NK News
NK News January 31, 2013
The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players

The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players

Are the women we identify as prominent within the DPRK just as meaningful to ordinary North Koreans?

The Women Of North Korea: Icons, Heroines & Power Players
Gianluca Spezza
Gianluca Spezza January 30, 2013
Viagra in North Korea? No Thanks

Viagra in North Korea? No Thanks

Sex and Contraceptives: Why North Korea Doesn't Want To Import Viagra

Viagra in North Korea? No Thanks
NK News
NK News January 29, 2013