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…

The Education of Auma Obama – A documentary film by Branwen Okpako

This is a follow up on one of our previous postings on the African Movie Academy Awards 2012, where we cross-posted the results of the winning films. We are here highlighting the winning Diaspora Documentary by Branwen Okpako: “The Education of Auma Obama”. Auma Obama has always been an activist for social justice and especially towards…

Support request for the Who’s World Media Project

In October this year, I was accepted as a Ford Foundation Fellow through the UNITY journalists of Color organization. This program provides the opportunity for journalists of color to become entrepreneurs. I was awarded the fellowship based on a project I created, The Who’s World Media Project, which highlights the hidden treasures of Black history and culture around the…

Big Union Tours – how it started, achievements and remaining challenges for small companies in the tourism sector

I started this company almost four years ago out of little else. I had no money , no connections just former clients who had dealt with me and loved my services and were willing to come for safari under my company. I borrowed a little cash from friends here and there to set things up, get the license…. registration…

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…

Promoting the Rights for Indigenous Peoples of Northern Kenya – KIWAY foundation

KIWAY FOUNDATION The Kenya Indigenous Women and Youth (KIWAY) foundation is a public charitable non-profit organization that seeks to promote the rights of indigenous peoples of northern Kenya especially in Laikipia, Isiolo, Samburu, Marsabit and Turkana, who are mainly nomadic pastoralists, to achieve a just and dignified life. KIWAY foundation was established in early 2011…