The heritage of Mwalimu: Launch of the Nyerere Resource Centre

The heritage of Mwalimu: Launch of the Nyerere Resource Centre

Former President Benjamin William Mkapa has officially launched the highly anticipated Mwalimu Nyerere Resource Centre at the Commission for Science and Technology (COSTECH) in Dar es Salaam. The driver behind the centre is the international well-know lawyer and researcher Prof. Issa Shivji. Since several years Prof. Shivji is member of a team writing a new political biography of the Julius Kambarage Nyerere.

Paper: Current challenges facing the civil society in Kenya

Paper: Current challenges facing the civil society in Kenya

Written by Yves Niyiragira, Executive Director of Ā«fahamuĀ», Kenya | February 2015 This short paper attempts to give a historical background to the birth of the current strong civil society in Kenya and briefly discusses the current threats and opportunities for the Kenyan civil society. It ends with an analysis that believes that the Kenyan civil society will continue being a strong player in the Kenyan society fo ...

Hurra Green – Uganda Community Green Radio launched

On July 4th 2014, the Uganda Community Green Radio (UCGR), an initiative of the Uganda National Association for Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) was born. As an extension to the Sustainability School projects supported by the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation in the oil rich Albertine region in western Uganda, UCGR provides a much needed platform for communities to express their views freely especially on how they are b ...

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