Projekthope photo By Prince Charles Dickson “Through her voice I saw a free woman, down on her land, a woman who knew how to kill her own chickens, hunt her own possum, cut her own cotton, fix her own roof, make her own whiskey, walk in her own shoes, and speak her mind, […]
Posts Tagged ‘African Union’
Kenny Katombe/Reuters By Ogunniyi Abayomi The declaration of India as an independent state on the 15th of August 1947 enacted the struggle and movement of independence across African states.
Reuters photo By Joe Khamisi Africa, it seems, has begun the long-talked about process of withdrawing from the International Criminal Court (ICC).
Benjamin Lowy By Amnesty International An Amnesty International investigation has gathered horrific evidence of the repeated use of what are believed to be chemical weapons against civilians, including very young children, by Sudanese government forces in one of the most remote regions of Darfur over the past eight months.
Fanuel Lakew interviews Professor Costantinos Berhutesfa
Fanuel Lakew interviews Professor Ann Fitz-Gerald
Xinhua photo By Joe Khamisi It started in East Africa. Now, the idea has gone continental and pundits have their ears and eyes open to find out whether it will succeed or go the way of many other African projects.
By Fanuel Lakew In global politics, having healthy and active relations with actors is very crucial to increase influence and presence and become a champion in international politics. Thus states foreign policy and behavior matter.
Charles Atiki Lomodong/AFP By Dukhan Jundit Salva Kiir, the President of South Sudan relieved his Vice President and rival Dr Riek Machar-Teny of his position following recent violence between the government and opposition, replacing him with Gen Taban Deng Gai.
By Darell Maurice The Prime Minister of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Matata Ponyo, arrived Saturday 2 April in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, at the head of a large delegation composed of the Minister of Economy, Deputy Ministers of Finance and International Cooperation.
By Alpha Jallow The Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations (FAO) and its partners launched a new regional project to improve the livelihoods and economy of rural populations in the Sahel and the Horn of Africa during a two-day meeting held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia between 30th November and 1st December.
By Anant Mishra Introduction “In the moment of crisis, the wise build bridges and the foolish build dams” – African Proverb.
By Sylvain Muyali With targeted assassinations of personalities adding to an already chaotic security situation, the people of Burundi have been living in terror since President Pierre Nkurunziza was last week sworn in for an unprecedented third term in office. Amid ongoing unreasonable searches, arrests and assassinations, the nation’s capital city Bujumbura now lives in […]
By Peter Louis Enough is enough with regard to the suffering of the people of South Sudan. The international community are now called upon to take action in the event of the two warring parties failing to sign a peace agreement on 17th August 2015. On Friday in Juba hundreds of internally displaced persons […]
By Robert Ssewankambo The East African Court of Justice (EACJ) in Arusha, Tanzania last week began hearing a case in which a Ugandan journalist, the late Ronald Ssembuusi, challenged criminal defamation. A panel of five Judges led by the Principal Judge of the Court, Justice Monica Mugenyi presided over the hearing.
By Adisa Amanor Wilks Who visits Africa the most, China or the US? It is no secret that China is emerging as an influential player in Africa. In the last decade, China has risen to become by far Africa’s biggest trading partner, more than one million Chinese nationals, most of them labourers and traders, having […]
By Houmi Ahamed-Mikidache “We do have one Hippo. That is Sebastien. And he is now part of the staff.”
By Darell Maurice The United Nations is considering sending peacekeepers to Burundi from neighboring Democratic Republic of the Congo, DRC, if the current violence increases and becomes uncontrollable.