Publication: Norwegian Council for Africa

First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

My Mashujaa? Why, Bitches and Kvetches, Of Course!

In her insightful article , Memorialisation and memory of human rights abuses: a Kenyan example , Laragh Larsen notes the importance of memorials in not just commemorating the past but also in sanitising it. She also highlights the importance of alternatives ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

The ICC's Dilemma In Uhuru, Ruto Cases

Last week, Uhuru Kenyatta made history. On Tuesday, he became the first sitting President to hand over power to his Deputy and two days later, paradoxically was the first sitting President to ever appear before the International Criminal Court. On his ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

I-Ramp Liberia

.Despite this perception and the many challenges that “plague” the ICT sector, Liberian ICT professionals have not been deterred. In fact, both the perception and the challenges have kindled an influx of ICT professionals from abroad and motivated many ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

South Sudan: Salva Kiir – Commander-in-chief – image vs reality

Ten years before the start of South Sudan’s current war, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement (SPLM) held a meeting at Rumbek in which the party leadership sought to resolve a major problem between their chairman and deputy chairman.Minutes of that ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Much ado about nothing: A costly non-event

Nairobi (Kenya) - President Kenyatta had invested over a year of his presidency badmouthing the ICC to only recently sit subdued in The Hague for his case proceedings. But this was only after much national ‘fanfare’ and grandiose but empty symbolisms ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Uganda:‘Rule by law’ sows division and hatred

The East African (Kenya), by L. Muthoni Wanyeki* / Monday, 20 October 2014Nairobi (Kenya) - Uganda, Uganda, Uganda. Even up to two decades ago, Uganda was where we looked for shelter and inspiration. Shelter from the worst of the excesses of Daniel arap ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Uganda, Repression, Hatred
First reported Oct 22 2014 - Updated Oct 22 2014 - 1 reports

Tunisia: Seaborne samaritans rescue stranded migrants

UN Integrated Regional Information Networks (IRIN), by Ugochi Anyaka / Monday, 20 October 2014Tunis (Tunisia) - In Zarzis, a small port city of some 70,000 in southeastern Tunisia, fishermen plying the Mediterranean have become saviours, rescuing boatloads ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
Entities: Libya, Mongi Slim, Tunisia
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

How the death penalty is slowly weakening its grip on Africa

At both global and continental levels there is an observable trend towards the abolition of the death penalty. More than two thirds of all states have now either abolished the practice or have long-standing moratoria on its use. Though Amnesty International ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 14 2014 - Updated Oct 14 2014 - 1 reports

Kenya: Are we becoming unfair to the ICC?

Nairobi (Kenya) - On his return home from the Hague President Uhuru Kenyatta said that the International Criminal Court should leave Kenya to sort out its own issues. His comments were echoed by President Museveni of Uganda who said that Africa should ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 14 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 2 reports

Nigeria: U.S. sends medical experts to study how Nigeria tamed Ebola

Abuja (Nigeria) - Stunned by the entrance of the Ebola Virus Disease, EVD, into America, the United States' Center for Disease Control and Prevention has despatched its personnel to study how Nigeria contained the killer disease.The US reported on Tuesday ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

South Africa: Another Abahlali baseMjondolo member assassinated

GroundUp (South Africa), October 1st, by Daneel Knoetze / Monday, 06 October 2014Johannesburg (South Africa) - Shortly after returning to KwaZulu Natal from the Abahlali baseMjondolo (AbM) Western Cape relaunch, Thuli Ndlovu, a branch chairperson in the ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Africa: Little evidence of ‘Africa Rising’ in Ibrahim Index of African Governance

Next time you pick up a glossy document from one of the global consultancy companies promoting investment opportunities in Africa, count the number of times the word ‘could’ appears. Also the phrase “potential to become…”.These global megafirms, whose ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]

Quotes

It is many times associated with empty, supposedly unconstructive criticism, a capricious exercise of the vainglorious power of the put-down. "Complaint gives you power, even when it's only the power of emotional bribery, of creating previously unnoticed levels of social guilt" writes Robert Hughes, author of Culture of Complaint: The Fraying of America...
UNHCR noted in a statement earlier this month that, "90,000 people crossed to Europe between 1 July and 30 September, and at least 2,200 lost their lives, compared to 75,000 people and 800 deaths for the period between 1 January and 30 June.”"
"Nigeria also established an Ebola Incident Management Center to handle the potential outbreak and developed a staffing plan that executed a social mobilization strategy that reached more than 26,000 households of people living around the contacts of Ebola patients"
"The social media Ebola campaign was massive, but it complemented the traditional media. This is due to social media’s limited reach within rural areas"

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I-Ramp Liberia [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
The ICC's Dilemma In Uhuru, Ruto Cases [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
My Mashujaa? Why, Bitches and Kvetches, Of Course! [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
Tunisia: Seaborne samaritans rescue stranded mi... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
South Sudan: Salva Kiir – Commander-in-chief – ... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
Uganda:‘Rule by law’ sows division and hatred [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
Kenya: Much ado about nothing: A costly non-event [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 22 2014]
Kenya: Are we becoming unfair to the ICC? [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 14 2014]
How the death penalty is slowly weakening its g... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 14 2014]
Nigeria: U.S. sends medical experts to study ho... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
Nigeria: Ebola and the media – Nigeria’s good n... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
Africa: Little evidence of ‘Africa Rising’ in I... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
South Africa: Another Abahlali baseMjondolo mem... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
Can We Share The Kenyan Space? [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
“Small Talk” is very African: In Defence of Sma... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
The State and Future of Freedom of Artistic Exp... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Oct 06 2014]
South Africa: Ramping up trade, SA ignores Indo... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 30 2014]
Sudan: One year on from last year´s protests, i... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 30 2014]
A Year Later, Confusion Still Reigns Over Westgate [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 25 2014]
Building an Africa-Wide Network of Cargo Drones [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 25 2014]
Better data reporting needed [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 25 2014]
Teff the next “miracle grain”? [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 25 2014]
AfroCab [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 25 2014]
International Make-up Brands Targetting Africa [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 25 2014]
Kenya: Prosecuting Kenyatta - damned if you do,... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 16 2014]
Nigeria: Boko Haram’s Gwoza ‘caliphate’ demonst... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 16 2014]
Africa: How not to win hearts and minds [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 16 2014]
Who Today Speaks Of The Kenyans? [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 15 2014]
Can you tell me more about your expectations fo... [Published Norwegian Council for Africa - Sep 15 2014]
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