TwitterFacebookGoogle+

News January 2016

Africa 2016. A challenging year ahead

2016 promises to be a challenging year for Africa, with several elections in a tense climate, the aggravation of the crisis in Burundi and the opening of the Gbagbo trial in front of the International Criminal Court (ICC).  One of the main questions is whether the situation will improve or further deteriorate in Burundi, where…

Read more

Economy to dominate 2016 Zambian elections

Zambians are going to vote in the tripartite elections in September 2016 but already the economy is dominating all other issues. With the loss of jobs in the copper mines as a result of low prices on the world market many voters in the country are worried if the present government of Edgar Lungu would…

Read more

Burundi. To Avoid genocide

Human rights violations including extra-judicial executions.  Hate speeches. No dialogue with the opposition. The real risk of civil war. On the 11 December, in the latest coordinated attacks, gunmen stormed three military installations in Burundi before dawn. At least 15 people were killed.  Only last month 87 people have been killed. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon…

Read more

Advocacy

Emigration and the Young African.

Advocacy is about politics and change, values and beliefs, consciousness and knowledge. It is about building democratic organizations and expanding citizens’ skills to understand how…

Read more

Baobab

Hare and the Corn Bins.

In the old days, all the animals used to make farms like men do today. They hoed the ground, planted the seed, harvested the grain and…

Read more

Youth & Mission

Five Ways To Reduce Our Reliance On Plastic.

Plastic is so prevalent in our lives that we don’t even notice it anymore. It is convenient. It is cheap. It is ubiquitous. The unfortunate truth…

Read more