In Addis, many Ethiopians talk about the former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s keen knack for mixing different aspects of China and the U.S. into modern-day Ethiopia. In other countries, locals often discuss what strategy of development to follow—China or the U.S.? This is not how we should pose the question.
Archive for October, 2012
Offering free education, making it compulsory and supporting it politically has been the winning strategy behind Burundi’s successful bid to ensure that virtually all children get a primary school education. In this interview with Africa Renewal, UNICEF’s representative in Burundi, Johannes Wedenig, expatiates on government’s positive role in this development.
"Africa Straight Up" Among Impressive Lineup for the 20th African Diaspora International Film Festival
One of the most prestigious Afrocentric international film festivals in North America, the African Diaspora International Film Festival (ADIFF) was conceived in 1993 by current Co-Directors Reinaldo B. Spech and Diarah N’Daw-Spech with the intention of showcasing quality national and international cinema giving a voice to people of color all over the world.
The Eastern Cape province of South Africa is a diverse and sunny region where travellers can sink their hands into the earth of farm life in our beautiful country, South Africa.
Contributions Welcome for Market Research Report on Common Challenges Faced by Africa-Interest Organizations
ConceptLink is embarking on a market research study designed to gain a deeper understanding of the unique challenges of nonprofit organizations working in Africa.
The purpose of democratic transformation in South Africa is to ultimately create a society based on social justice. In order to achieve social change, dignity, equality, and the advancement of human rights must serve as the cornerstone from which the envisaged society will be created and maintained.