Category: Social Responses

South Sudan’s unholy trinity: Ethnicity, hate speech and social media

South Sudan’s unholy trinity: Ethnicity, hate speech and social media

By Kasirye Samuel | Donnas Ojok May 2018 As humanity strives to attain freedom, especially that of expression, a perilous component in the name of hate speech is fast creeping in. In Africa, the vice has contributed to some of the darkest episodes of the continent’s history including the Rwandan genocide (1994) and Kenya’s post-election violence (2007/08), which claimed in short span approximately 800,000 and 1,2 ...

ROSA LUXEMBURG STIFTUNG EAST AFRICAN REGIONAL OFFICE IS GOING GREEN

ROSA LUXEMBURG STIFTUNG EAST AFRICAN REGIONAL OFFICE IS GOING GREEN

By Kasirye Samuel | May 2018 The African continent is endowed with enormous renewable energy prospects, varying in type across diverse geographical expanses. To further harness this burgeoning potential, the East African Regional Office of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung (RLS) has installed a 25 Kilowatt hybrid system to cover up to 90% of its power needs from solar energy. The RLS is dedicated to contribute to sustai ...

NAFASI YA MAKTABA ZA UMMA NCHINI

NAFASI YA MAKTABA ZA UMMA NCHINI

By Gibson J.E Mdakama | August 2018 Maktaba za umma ni moja ya vyombo muhimu sana katika ukuaji wa ubora wa elimu nchini. Makala hii ambayo imeandikwa kutokana matokeo ya utafiti kuhusua maktaba za Umma katika Wilaya Moshi Vijijini Mkoani Kilimanjaro, inaangazia masuala mbalimbali ikiwemo hali ya uwepo wa maktaba za umma nchini kwa sasa, umuhimu wa kuwepo kwa maktaba hizo nchini katika maendeleo ya elimu na jamii ...

Interview: Multi Stakeholder Platforms – the way forward for advocacy in East Africa?

Interview: Multi Stakeholder Platforms – the way forward for advocacy in East Africa?

Interview with Michael Farrelly, Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement | May 2017 In East Africa, the space and terrain for Non-Governmental actors to operate and thrive keep constantly changing. To address some of those challenges and obstacles, the Tanzania Organic Agriculture Movement (TOAM) – one of RLS’ partners in the region, has recently embarked on establishing and running a Multi-Stakeholder Platform (MSP ...

Interview: Creating Employment through Climate Adaptation

Interview: Creating Employment through Climate Adaptation

Interview with Fazal Issa (ForumCC) | Broadcasted by Deutsche Welle Swahili Program | April 2017 In this radio interview, Fazal Issa, ForumCC’s Programme Officer, tells Deutsch Welle’ (DW) Swahili service how it is planning to encourage agricultural and solid waste management practices that are not only climate-friendly, but will likewise enable them make an income in the process.

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