African lives matter

Some years ago I remember reading in one edition of The Economist how different countries valued the lives of their citizens. Japan topped the ranking. Africa as a whole was at the bottom of the index that the newspaper had put together. There is ample evidence of different worths of lives around the world ifContinue reading “African lives matter”

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Unwelcome Kagame and Museveni in London

On 20th and 21st October 2014, London is hosting the Global African Investment Summit. Presidents Paul Kagame of Rwanda and Joweri Museveni of Uganda are among the heads of states who will be attending. It is an undeniable fact that Africa requires a lot of capital from external investors for its development.

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Rwanda: Kagame’s timing for his wars

By Emmanuel Neretse The difference between two individuals sometimes resides in their opposing ways of addressing their thoughts or even their realities. There are those who are passive to make effective sense of what is happening; there are those prone to action once a seemingly clear picture of their environment has formed in their mind.Continue reading “Rwanda: Kagame’s timing for his wars”

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War is rape and rape is war

Countries are raped by war. Their humanity is taken away by warmongers, including those who hide behind local warlords but pay them for their crimes and related benefits. Tackling the raping warmongers should be the major issue, and not their agents who attack and rape defenseless women, girls, men and boys. War and rape haveContinue reading “War is rape and rape is war”

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Dying in the Great Lakes / Morir en los Grandes Lagos

It was on Saturday May 10th, 2014 in Madrid [Spain]. On that day, a person looking at our event asked me: “How do you think your action can make a difference or have some impact?” I was hit quite unprepared but I replied “It is not the scale of what you see here that willContinue reading “Dying in the Great Lakes / Morir en los Grandes Lagos”

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