Supporting Survivors of the 1994 Genocide in Rwanda

The incike Initiative supports a portion of the population that was greatly affected by the Genocide against the Tutsis in 1994. It is an initiative by the Young ICT entrepreneurs association under kLab and the ICT Chamber. Its mission is to use technology to support elderly survivors above the age of 70, whose family members were decimated.…

ICT for Agriculture – International Conference, November 4-8, 2013 in Kigali, Rwanda

How are ICT services boosting agricultural value chains? How can we establish a dynamic and enabling environment where ICTs for agriculture can flourish? Starting tomorrow on November 4 to 8, topics such as ICTs and value chains, advocacy and policy development will be discussed in Kigali, Rwanda, thereby assessing the impact of ICTs on farming, fisheries and livestock.  Find all video…

Jailed Zimbabwean human rights lawyer speaks out on South 2 North

This Friday on South 2 North, Al Jazeera’s new global talk show broadcast from Johannesburg, Redi Tlhabi discusses the worldwide plight of refugees with activists from Zimbabwe, Rwanda, and Myanmar. This week’s guests include Rwandan human rights lawyer Kennedy Gihana and Myanmar human rights activist Maung Tun Khin, who is on a worldwide tour to raise awareness…

A fresh generation of African leaders: Tutu’s Children

For Immediate Release A fresh generation of African leaders will be featured on new Al Jazeera English series Tutu’s Children. The four special documentaries will follow the exploits of participants in the leadership programme Desmond Tutu leads, which attempts to build a new network of African leaders who are together committed to tackling their countries’…

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…