Since the beginning of the crisis in the North-West and South-West regions of Cameroon, social media have been the place where most people made their voices heard – be it to stand for the population of the two anglophone regions, to support the army or simply to give information about the evolution of the conflict.READ MORE
Traveling across Africa can be very hectic, logistics of travel visas aside; transit hours can be cumbersome and at times outright ridiculous. For some of us the consolation is that travelling across Africa is more often than not an enriching experience. As you travel across Africa you soon realise that out of the continent’s hugeREAD MORE
At the time when the talk in the country is on the debt the Zambian government owes China, something more serious about the Chinese is being ignored: hundreds of Chinese companies operating in the country are paying their workers meagre salaries and conditions of service are very worrying. Workers in factories are not provided withREAD MORE
“Plus Ça Change, Plus C’est La Même Chose” – Jean Baptiste Alphonse Karr The old Swahili adage, “vijana ni taifa la kesho” (youth are the nation of tomorrow), seems outdated. Even the use of the phrase, “Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Future”, is apparently waning. What appears to be trending now is Africa as “the young continent.” It is thus not surprising thatREAD MORE
Who is a child in Africa? I asked. I got various answers ranging from a child is a young human, some said that a child is one that is owned and accepted by the parents, for some even at 20, African parents still consider you a child as long as you live under their roof. InREAD MORE
Uganda’s criminal justice system is suffering from multiple organ failure. The breakdown has unleashed on the population a system that continues to preside over mass incarceration that ravages rights, struggles to deliver justice to victims of crimes, tares families apart and condemns children and communities to the vagaries of shattered homes. Over the past 9READ MORE
Over the last two years social media in Uganda has been awash with the story of a Human Rights Activist, or rather a person that called himself a Child Rights Advocate who took children from their mother, manipulate the judicial system and deny the mother the right to see them. When did all that start?READ MORE
Dear Kenyans, While debunking GoK lies on #TurkanaDrought, we must not lose sight of the humanity and dignity of victims. As @njokingumi reminds me in a different context, we must not see them "as a campaign, more than as [people] who need multiple levels of care at every point." twitter.com/Roncliff…
#PressPass KE Media has failed to properly frame the issues. They only talk of "drought" when people are starving and dying. Not the chronic nature of the crisis. The current situation was predicted last December by the Famine Early Warning System Network. But media was asleep.
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