Democracy represents freedom, choice, and oneness, a government of the people, made by the people and for the people. For many continents including Africa, democracy meant an end to subjection of military rule, colonial control, apartheid and authoritarianism among so many ruling systems that were deemed unwanted and […]
Building blocks to peace: Opportunities, achievements and weaknesses in the International System: What do we learn from the ROHINGYA MUSILM TRAGEDY?
The International Day of Peace is celebrated worldwide on 21 September by NGOs, individuals and Governments. In 1981 the International Day of Peace was adopted by the United Nations through a unanimous Resolution aimed at “commemorating and strengthening the ideals of peace both within and among all nations and peoples.” […]
…….governments need to be deliberate in improving health financing policies, focusing on equitable access to health care and financial protection of the population especially the most vulnerable…… On June 27th-28th, 2017, Rwanda hosted the first ever WHO Africa Health forum with a theme, #Putting people first: The […]
As a parent, I can imagine the disconcerting moment of my life if I ever have to look in to the eyes of my hungry child with nothing to help then quench their dire hunger. There have been reports on international media of over 17 million people from […]
Earlier this month, I travelled to Zanzibar to attend a workshop on strengthening the capacity of rights based CSOs and women human right defenders in East Africa. The gathering that attracted 25 participants representing various CSOs across the horn of Africa was organized by the office of the […]
It has been said that to whom much is given, much is expected. This seems to be a paradox in the African continent where a lot of resources abound but the continent does not seem to be reaping the benefits in the wholesome manner that it should. Africa […]
The consequences of corruption in Africa are evident in the poor standards of living and slow rate of development. Rwanda has come a long way in terms of development since the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi that led to the loss of more than one million lives and […]