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Jacques Sebisaho
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Founder, Amani Global Works and 2013 Aspen Institute New Voices Fellow

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Local Community Initiatives to Prevent Emergence of Terrorism in Africa

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 1:56 PM

Africa is becoming a niche for armed group terrorist organizations and drug cartel recruiters. Its disillusioned and disenfranchised youth are an easy target, requiring very little to be convinced by these organizations that present themselves as the best hope for their future. As King Ighobor points out, "Unemployment can fuel...

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A Love Affair With an Island I've Never Met by Ian Madover

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 12:45 PM

How can it be that I have fallen in love with a land mass? And let alone one that is set between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda? It's a 15 hour plane trip, six hour car ride and two hours by boat from New York City. I have...

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In Eastern Congo, The Little Island That Could

(2) Comments | Posted August 16, 2013 | 4:53 PM

In the middle of a lake in the Eastern Democratic Republic, one of the most violent regions on earth, sits a tiny but mighty island called Idjwi. Here, my people have not only lived peacefully, isolated from the bloodshed surrounding them, but are also building a model healthcare system.


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