Sarah van Gelder
As expected, President Obama made economic opportunity a centerpiece of his State of the Union message on Tuesday. He even took a small step forward by announcing a $10.10 minimum wage for employees of federal contractors.
This is a move in the right direction, albeit a small one. For years, the budget deficit—not the well-being of working Americans—has dominated political discussion.
But bolder solutions are called…Continue
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At the African Union (AU) Summit meeting in July the African Heads of State are expected to finalize and adopt the creation of the African Criminal Court. The creation of a regional criminal court is unprecedented and may come into conflict with the existing International Criminal Court (ICC), but the question is: is an African own justice process, outside the hand of “western” influences, what is needed to foster security and peace on the Continent?
The African Court of…Continue
Urgent Action Fund-Africa (UAF-Africa) and its partners are convening the inaugural Women
Steering Innovative Leadership in Africa International Conference, scheduled to be held in
The conference objectives are:
To contribute towards the development of a new generation of transformative and
visionary leaders in Africa;
To appreciate the multifaceted meaning of leadership and the roles and responsibilities
of transformative leaders;
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“A new socioeconomic system could potentially emerge out of this crisis: a model of mutual responsibility and cooperation, stemming from the consciousness that unless we all succeed we have failed.”
Greece has over the last year been in crisis mode. The old balance has been lost and the…Continue
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I'm pleased to alert you to a new comment on what increasingly looks to me as a build-up to yet another terrible unnecessary war. I argue that the Iran issue is not about nuclear weapons, that is only stage-setting. There is a larger drama in the theatre that is about to take fire - and it is the giant global change of forces and the…Continue
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Hello readers! I returned from Ireland in the beginning of July and have been bursting with stories to tell. Here are a few highlights of the wonderful people I was able to connect with in Ireland, all due to this amazing tool we call the internet.
Alessandra Pigni, Founder of Mindfulness for NGOs…
It’s going to be a surreal moment.Continue
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Seeded from Red Diary - Ahmad Khan
Located in central Africa, the Congo is one of the largest, most populous countries in the continent. Strategically located it borders nine countries; Angola, the Congo-Brazzaville, the Central African Republic, Sudan, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and Zambia. Economically, the Congo is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of resources, with the western Capitalist countries obtaining seven percent of their tin, nine percent…Continue
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This week, US President Barack Obama gave the annual State of the Union Address, delivering both his outlook on America’s current state and his plan for the rest of his term. Throughout the speech, Obama mentioned a number of countries, both as friends to and competitors of the United States. But while they may be economically competitive, how peaceful are they?
Here’s a breakdown of some of the…Continue
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PAN-AFRICAN AWARENESS RISES: WILL IT BITE?
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Erle Frayne D. Argonza
Magandang gabi! Good evening!…
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