A Point of Entry into the World; Remembering Ken Saro-Wiwa

By Octavia McBride Ahebee In 1994, I was a new, middle-aged American bride living in my husband’s home of Cote d’Ivoire. I had arrived in August and by November I was student at the University of Abidjan’s French language program for non-French speakers. At that time, Liberia’s civil war was in full rage and many Liberians…

ICT for Development, Education and Training – about the 6th eLearning Africa conference

From May 25th — 27th this year, the 6th eLearning Africa conference took place in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Photographs by Jonathan E. Kalan, PuraVidaPhotos, and Saleh David, True Vision, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. © ICWE GmbH – Find here more photographs from the event. Africa’s role is now shifting from spectator to active participant in the development…

LIBERIA: Saving Mothers’ Lives

In Liberia, two decades of on-again off-again civil war destroyed basic infrastructure like roads, public transportation, and health facilities. Most people live far below the poverty line and while the country is slowly improving since peace came in 2003, it has a long way to go before women get adequate health care. Currently, Liberia has…