By Kennedy Odede, Founder & CEO of Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), a non-profit grassroots organisation combating extreme poverty and gender ...
It's a heady experience to be surrounded by world leaders, so it was a particular pleasure for me to attend a special celebration of the adoption of the new Global Goals by the 193 government members of the United Nations.
There are too many negative facts about the African continent floating around the Internet, so here's an attempt to increase the number of positive writings on the continent. Let your perceptions be changed!
This is an anthology that demands to be read again and again for its sheer ambition, scope and quiet power. The NEST Collective is to be commended for putting together such a thrilling and vital addition to the global LGBT literary canon.
Sunshine Cinema is a mobile, solar-powered cinema and platform with a mission to share knowledge and skills among African communities through film screenings, skill building workshops and discussions.
The war in South Sudan has caused a massive hunger and malnutrition crisis, which has a devastating impact on children. Small children will suffer lasting physical and mental damage from malnutrition if not treated.
There's not much to see in Korsa K. Nzidee's office because he's just moved into it.
As the leaders of the Catholic Church gather in Rome for the second phase of the Synod on the future of the family, many African Catholics are insisting that the world should listen to what Africans are saying.
At their essence every religion espouses the same values. But too often these values are lost and perverted when religious teachings are misused by leaders - political as much as religious ones.
New coup plotters aren't finding acceptance on the continent as easy as their predecessors once did. It is becoming increasingly difficult for a coup d'etat to succeed in Africa.
A whole informal economy is built around the basic necessity of food, reacting to and taking advantage of the interstitial spaces where the government control and order are absent or weak.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When Peruvian Amazon forests disappear, so does this insect, and webs of amazing be...
Over the past two decades, support by USAID and other Western donors has led to an explosion in the number of think tanks in developing countries. However, much of this money is still being given and taken behind closed doors, threatening to hurt rather than help the world's poor.
We may look back on this week as one of the true nadirs in America's post-9/11 efforts to lead the world, a series of events that make the failures of America's shallow strategies, of both Republican and Democratic administrations. It is a particular low point for President Obama.
Nurses like Magdalene are in the hundreds, these frontline soldiers are yet to be given proper acknowledgement for service to their country. And Magdalene's beckons us not to forget.
Whatever difficulty you're dealing with on a personal level or within a larger system--it always seems impossible until it's done. Alone we are vulnerable but together we can achieve much. Suicide prevention is everyone's business. What will you commit to doing?