Commentaries

Wednesday, 10 April, 2013
Mark Boobbyer with Sir Quett Masire

Mark Boobbyer, head of South Africa's historic Tiger Kloof school, writes about the school's work to produce leaders for the future who are grounded in the ethics of service and integrity.

Tuesday, 13 March, 2012
Jean Brown

In the last week a video campaign called Kony 2012 has gone viral. At the time of posting this article, over 27 million around the world have viewed it on YouTube and many more on Vimeo and other video hosting sites. The campaign, by US-based 'Invisible Children' calls for the arrest of Joseph Kony, head of the Lord's Resistance Army, who is indicted by the International Criminal Court. Jean Brown from Australia, who is in touch with peacemakers in the areas impacted by Kony, writes.

Friday, 06 January, 2012
Claude Bourdin

Thanks to the international farmers’ meeting organised by the Rwandan Initiatives of Change team, in November 2011, I was able to make a third trip to Rwanda and meet with people who are warm-hearted, generous, hard-working and forward-thinking despite the ever-present traces of the past.

Wednesday, 20 April, 2011
Zahra A Hassan

Zahra A Hassan, Director of Women of the Horn and Project Co-ordinator of the Somali Initiative for Dialogue and Democracy (SIDD), has found a passion in working for change at many levels in her community - including initiatives to end the practice of female genital mutilation.

Wednesday, 13 April, 2011
Ann Njeri

Kenyans are being duped into letting those responsible for the 2007/2008 post-election violence escape justice, writes Ann Njeri Ndiangui.

Friday, 01 April, 2011
Nombulelo Khanyile

Nombulelo Khanyile from South Africa gives a personal perspective on the changes taking place on her continent.

Friday, 11 July, 2008

With AIDS, as with all diseases, prevention is better than cure. As we propagate the ABC of Aids prevention (Abstinence, Being faithful to a partner and Condom use), we must stress the importance of the A and B just as we do the C.

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