KiViWoSHeG – the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group

Meet an extraordinary woman with an extraordinary spirit and determination to change the world around her – Millicent Auma Otieno, born in Kisumu and now living in Nairobi, tells you here about her life and vision. She is founder of the Kibera Visionary Women Self Help Group: I am a single parent with one daughter and…

Debating Security Issues in Africa – Conference in Nairobi, Kenya on 13th and 14th Sep, 2012

Security is at the core of many challenges for vital thriving and investments which African countries are still facing today. That is why Usalama ni Harambee – the Africa Forum on Business and Security will bring together international political figures, business leaders, security professionals, NGOs and academics to provide the platform for a major dialogue…

‘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…

Endangered Species: Kenyan Cinema

The following is a write-up of our African Perspectives Team member Barbie Wambui, author of the the delusionofgrandeur254 Blog. We hope she’ll contribute many more such great articles. Enjoy! Why are so many cinemas biting the dust and calling it a day? Just recently Silver bird cinemas have closed virtually all it’s movie theatres and back in…