Rwanda: Never Again
I believe some of you have heard about the 1994 genocide in Rwanda. This April the people of Rwanda are marking 20 years since the genocide was stopped by a rag tag rebel group of the Rwandan Patriotic Front (RPF), the group that is currently ruling Rwanda. The genocide claimed […]
The Politics of Water Sharing in the Nile Basin
The Nile: There Won’t Be Enough for Everybody Is the post-revolution change in Egyptian leadership bringing about a shift in foreign policy towards the nations of the Nile Basin? The Nile River is a resource strained to its limits on both sides of the equation – supply and demand. On the […]
Future Day Part 3 – Hear what they say but pay more attention to what they don’t!
This is the the third and final post in the three-part series of articles looking at the Future Day held recently in Nairobi and organized by Future Challenges, SID East Africa and the Rockefeller Foundation. Check out the first post here and the second here. On this article I look at the thorny […]
Future Day Part 1 – Hear what they say but pay more attention to what they don’t!
As part of their Trend Monitoring and Horizon Scanning function in the Greater Horn of East Africa, Future Challenges, SID East Africa and the Rockefeller Foundation organized a Future Day focused on regional integration in the East Africa Community. I attended the event, and this is the first of three articles taking […]
The Fight Against Malaria on the African Continent
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), malaria caused an estimated 655,000 deaths (with an uncertainty range of 537,000 to 907,000), mostly among African children in 2010. WHO’s World Malaria Report 2011, indicates that there were about 216 million cases of malaria (with an uncertainty range of 149 million to […]