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More than 6,000 flee fresh South Sudan violence into Uganda

UNHCR expresses alarm at deteriorating security situation in South Sudan. By: Mary Theru Wambui   |  7 April 2017   |  Français LAMWO, Uganda – Following a recent attack on the town of Pajok in … Continue Reading More than 6,000 flee fresh South Sudan violence into Uganda

Where the Governors Got it Wrong: Resettling Syrian Refugees in the United States

Source: Jakarta Post “No one leaves home unless home is the mouth of a shark.” Overview In the last few days, the world witnessed one of the horrible terror attacks … Continue Reading Where the Governors Got it Wrong: Resettling Syrian Refugees in the United States

An Open Response to “Tony Blair’s: The clear lesson of Iraq war”

Recently, Tony Blair, the former Prime Minister of UK wrote an opinion piece in the CNN Opinions in which he still seems to maintain that the invasion of Iraq was inevitable and … Continue Reading An Open Response to “Tony Blair’s: The clear lesson of Iraq war”

The way forward for African universities

  This is the text of a speech delivered at the University of Johannesburg on 30 July 2015 I think the critical phrase is – “situate higher education at the … Continue Reading The way forward for African universities

President Sirleaf Commissions US$5.7 Million Coca-Cola Company Investment in Liberia; Describes the New Economic and Social Initiatives as First Vote of Confidence after Ebola

President Sirleaf makes remarks at the commissioning of the Alexander Cummings Model Science and Technology School on Monday, October 26, 2015  Photo Credit: James M.Garresen / Executive Man   Monrovia, … Continue Reading President Sirleaf Commissions US$5.7 Million Coca-Cola Company Investment in Liberia; Describes the New Economic and Social Initiatives as First Vote of Confidence after Ebola

Green Energy for the Poor

Kenyans studying by solar-powered light. CreditWaldo Swiegers/Bloomberg By NGOZI OKONJO-IWEALA, SEPT. 9, 2015 An innovative business model combining solar power and cellphones is electrifying parts of rural Africa that are far from the … Continue Reading Green Energy for the Poor

Bodies found dead in a truck near border, while asylum seekers flow into Hungary

News Stories, 28 August 2015 © UNHCR/B. Baloch Exhausted asylum-seekers after days of walking take some rest at the Rozke police centre before being moved to detention centres elsewhere in … Continue Reading Bodies found dead in a truck near border, while asylum seekers flow into Hungary

Fossil-Fuel Industry Can’t Stop Renewable Energy, Obama Says

Barack Obama delivers a speech during the National Clean Energy Summit 8.0 in Las Vegas on Monday. Photographer: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images President Barack Obama pledged to provide incentives to support investments … Continue Reading Fossil-Fuel Industry Can’t Stop Renewable Energy, Obama Says

CNN Top 30 Idealists and Entrepreneurs

Upstart 30 The Idealists  By CNNMoney Staff   @CNNMoney Brad McNamara and Jonathan Friedman set out to find a more efficient way to farm. But they did it in a pretty … Continue Reading CNN Top 30 Idealists and Entrepreneurs

National Security to investigate Ghanaian ISIS recruits

National Security to investigate Ghanaian ISIS recruits By Admin – Aug 25, 2015   The National Security has begun investigations into reports that a Ghanaian Muslim has joined the Islamic militant … Continue Reading National Security to investigate Ghanaian ISIS recruits

Guinea to hold free, fair polls after agreement signing

Guinea is expected to hold free and fair presidential elections after last Thursday’s signing of an agreement between the country’s political actors who had been engaged in inter-Guinea dialogue, the … Continue Reading Guinea to hold free, fair polls after agreement signing

Islamic State is Not Islamic State: There is Nothing Islamic about Islamic State

Figure 1: A Map of the so-called “Islamic State. Source I would like to first state that I am a God fearing Christian with the respect for every religion and … Continue Reading Islamic State is Not Islamic State: There is Nothing Islamic about Islamic State

Migrant crisis: Greek ship at Kos takes on refugees

Migrant crisis: Greek ship at Kos takes on refugees 1 hour ago From the section Europe The Syrians will be processed as refugees as they are fleeing civil war Migrant tragedy … Continue Reading Migrant crisis: Greek ship at Kos takes on refugees

The difference between US vs UK Ebola news coverage by Russell Howard’s Good News

Russell Howard’s is a wonderful comedian, but his works expose how the media in America and the UK continue to frame the ebola outbreak in West Africa. It is great … Continue Reading The difference between US vs UK Ebola news coverage by Russell Howard’s Good News

The Ebola Paradox: How the “West” downplayed the outbreak and now wants to outplay it?

Source: D. Faget/AFP/Getty Images Personally, it continues to be disheartening to read reports and news from the epicenter of the ebola outbreak in Western Africa. The entire ebola fiasco keeps … Continue Reading The Ebola Paradox: How the “West” downplayed the outbreak and now wants to outplay it?

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