‘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…

Women’s Leadership in Africa feat. Michelle Obama

On 21 and 22 June, US First Lady Michelle Obama visited Jo’burg and Soweto in South Africa to talk and take part at The Young African Women Leaders Forum: Media coverage in and across Africa was quite decent, but whoever expected coverage in the main US newspapers or other western media was left with not…

Helsinki Ethnicity Action Declaration – HEAD

by SHALIN Finland  Recommendations  from  panelists and participants of the International Seminar on Ethnicity  and Conflict in Eastern Africa held at the Hotel Arthur, HELSINKI While taking into account that ethnicity is one of the identities embodied and expressed by  citizens  in the pursuit of political, economic, social and cultural freedoms And recognizing that it can…

KENYA: Nairobi – “Ngong Hills Between Two Towers”

DUSK to NIGHT I love sunsets. There is something about that limited time in the day when the blue sky turns orange and occasional hues of purple and scarlet emerge into something that only be described as awesome. These are a few of my attempts to capture the awesomeness of that golden hour. I keep updating…