Kwani Trust invites you to submit short stories of between 3000-8000 WORDS, that focus on Africa and the experiences of African people, with a particular focus on Africans born after 1978. The theme of the call out is ‘THE AFRICA I LIVE IN’. Published authors will be paid a fee of $100.
If you are [...]
I have been wanting to write this for a while now. Especially after I read about Peepoo: a biodegradable plastic bag that acts as a single-use toilet for urban slums in the developing world. Inspired by the ever ubiquitous Kibera flying toilets.
Now my post is not about the benefits (or idiocy) of Peepoo, [...]
A group of Kenyans have been quietly working to address the issue of negative ethnicity/tribalism through honest and productive dialogue.
Their Kenyans for Kenya Newsletter summarizing a recent round of dialogue has some interesting insight.
Inspired by (no longer fellow delinquent blogger) Mama Junkyard.
I grew up with a father who was a politics junkie – no surprise that I become one myself. He did not live long enough to see the end of the Moi era, so most of my memories of political discussion in my household involve epithets [...]
Film Festival and Public Forum on Transitional Justice in Kenya
Theme: Reflecting on the Campaign for Reforms and Political Accountability in Kenya. A four-part documentary titled The Unturned Stones will be launched and two publications on transitional justice: A Case Digest on Torture and A Toolkit for Transitional Justice.
Venue: French Cultural Centre (Alliance [...]
UHAI and Akiba Uhaki in conjunction with KHRC, GALCK, YWLI, UAF-A, KLSS and CREAW invite you to: A public lecture on sexual minority rights (Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Rights) in Kenya Keynote Speaker: Professor Makau W. Mutua Venue: Alliance Francaise Date: 16 February 2010 Time: 4-6pm RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, 0722 659 346
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The Truth and Justice Reconciliation Commission is hiring. See TJRC-positions_BW for details.
Closing date for applications January 25th.
CRECO and others have helped together this helpful breakdown of what’s contained in the draft constitution – changes, principles behind the changes etc.