Letter by P.E.Muundjua (Ovaherero Genocide Committee) to the German NGO-Alliance

This letter refers to the Appeal to the Members of the German Bundestag for recognition of and compensation for the genocide in the former colony of “German South-West Africa”, today’s Republic of Namibia : No Amnesty on Genocide! +++++++ 18 March, 2012 in Windhoek, Namibia Dear NGO-Alliance,Thank you so much for your note of support to us of…

‘Megaslumming’ – Why and how do people live in slums?

How did an informal settlement such as Kibera emerge in the first place? What are the economic forces that shape the reality of life for slum-dwellers? What does it mean to live in extreme poverty? Adam W. Parsons aims at giving answers to these and related questions in the book ‘Megaslumming‘, which was published by Share The World’s Resources and…

Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa – the Ogoni people & the greed for oil

Ken Saro-Wiwa became a legend for his non-violent campaign against environmental degradation of the land and waters of Ogoniland by the operations of the multinational petroleum industry, especially Shell. His case is cited in numerous academic and cultural works, such as: Europeans, Americans and Chinese are all in high demand and thus on a race…

‘Wax & Gold’ – the new J!GG e-magazine

Welcome to the inaugural edition of our quarterly e-magazine ‘Wax & Gold’. This special issue focuses on the International Year for People of African Descent and coincides with the official launch of the Jethro Institute for Good Governance (J!GG). Following the successful launch of our website earlier this year, we invite you to join us…