All Blog Posts Tagged 'nigeria' (5)

#BringBackOurGirls fills void left by sluggish press

By Steven Youngblood, director, Center for Global Peace Journalism
 
On April 15, the press dutifully reported what they saw as  just another ho-hum horror story out of Africa—this time a kidnapping in Nigeria. This story wasn’t ignored, but it was presented as one more chapter in the same African narrative—a one-dimensional tale told ad naseum about African poverty and disease and…
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Added by Steven L. Youngblood on May 12, 2014 at 11:00am — No Comments

The Nigeria Security Tracker: How (not) to Design an ICT-Enabled Project

Cross-posted from TechChange Blog

For those interested in Technology for Peacekeeping consider taking our online certificate course, …

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Added by TechChange on June 26, 2012 at 1:37pm — 4 Comments

THE NIGERIAN POLITY: The Contradictions of Yesterday and the Conflicts of Today

 

Nigeria’s present socio-political context cannot be interpreted in isolation of the country’s historical saga. The journey has been a long one starting from a scattered collection of ethnic groups sprawling from the coast of the Atlantic, over the Niger-Benue confluence and far flung towards the southern fringe of the Sahara to a people with a common national identity paying allegiance to the same flag, and reciting the same national anthem and pledge. The perceptions…

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Added by Kingsley Madueke on April 20, 2011 at 12:36pm — No Comments

Hotspots of 2011- the places to watch in 2011, and why

Just before 2010 clicked over, Foreign Policy with the International Crisis Group (ICG) published the top 16 crisis points to watch in 2011. According to the International Crisis Group, there are currently three dozen conflicts worldwide, and they took a look at the 16 hotspots to look out for in 2011. 



Here are the 14 countries on the ICG list which are also covered by the Global Peace Index (GPI).  What are your thoughts? Any other country to add?

 

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Added by Camilla Schippa on January 12, 2011 at 6:26pm — 2 Comments

4th Mid-Year 2009 Children's Intercessory Prayer fo Peace

ACPCMID-YEAR 2009 JULY PRAYER-2 - Six Peace Building Pillars.pdf



Members of the African Children of Peace Clubs (ACPC), Lagos Education District 1 Chapters, held their 4th Mid-Year 2009 Intercessory Prayer for Peace on July 18, 2009. The theme of the prayer was MAKING THE CHILDREN IMPORTANT -… Continue

Added by Titus Oyeyemi on July 25, 2009 at 11:30pm — No Comments

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