Bernard Londoni's Blog (8)

Uganda "Anti-Homosexuality bill": An inside look

It is unfortunate that Uganda takes the road to pass an" Anti-Homosexuality bill" which threatens Liberty and Human Rights in the nation. “If adopted, a Bill further criminalising homosexuality would constitute a significant step backwards for the protection of human rights in Uganda,” a Canadian spokesperson said. (voice-online.co.uk)



Most issues of this nature in some African countries need thorough analysis that focuses on cultural implications. The one thing that is certain is…

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Added by Bernard Londoni on December 7, 2009 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Conflict Resolution in the Eastern DRC is suffering from a failure of leadership

After an elected government has been put in place in 2006 led by the current president Joseph Kabila, there were major changes that the government promised including tackling the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo crisis. However, it is not a surprise that to date we see a total disengagement of the DRC government in the peace process. All we are witnessing is the political maneuvering and manipulation of any kind to distract the public opinion. More is needed than just creating a…

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Added by Bernard Londoni on March 3, 2009 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Conflict Resolution in the Eastern DRC is suffering from a failure of leadership

After an elected government has been put in place in 2006 led by the current president Joseph Kabila, there were major changes that the government promised including tackling the Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo crisis. However, it is not a surprise that to date we see a total disengagement of the DRC government in the peace process. All we are witnessing is the political maneuvering and manipulation of any kind to distract the public opinion. More is needed than just creating a…

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Added by Bernard Londoni on March 3, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

The DRC President, the actual threat for peace in the Eastern Congo.

Four thousands Rwandan troops have just crossed the DRC border in the East by the invitation of the DRC President Joseph Kabila. These troops are forming a joint operation effort with the nonexistent DRC army to root out Rwandan Hutu Militias who operate in the Eastern DRC and whom Kigali has repeatedly claimed to be threat to its security. To many people who haven’t been following the development of the Eastern DRC conflict, this sounds like a good thing to do to bring about peace. However,…

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Added by Bernard Londoni on January 24, 2009 at 1:30am — No Comments

Conflict mainstreaming

Statesmen and in some cases inter-governmental organizations have been involved a lot in peacebuidling process and conflict resolution. While statesmen can engage in direct talks and negotiations, it is also important to note that engaging other players who are directly involved in a particular conflict, such as the local populations is crucial.



The signing of a cease-fire or peace agreement is a good thing to do. However, the piece of paper handed over to both parties who sign the… Continue

Added by Bernard Londoni on January 6, 2009 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Is World Peace Possible to achieve? Gaza case Scenario

Is world peace possible to achieve? Please, I am interested in hearing what others think about my position on this issue.





World peace is possible but it is crucial to understand that it is not an easy process to achieve. There are many reasons why world peace can be possible like they are also tones of other reasons why world peace can be difficult to achieve. The reality that we experience and see in the world that we are living in today, makes a great many people to argue… Continue

Added by Bernard Londoni on January 3, 2009 at 12:49pm — No Comments

Is world peace possible to achieve?

Is world peace possible to achieve? Please, I am interested in hearing what others think about my position on this issue.





World peace is possible but it is crucial to understand that it is not an easy process to achieve. There are many reasons why world peace can be possible like they are also tones of other reasons why world peace can be difficult to achieve. The reality that we experience and see in the world that we are living in today, makes a great many people to argue… Continue

Added by Bernard Londoni on December 31, 2008 at 2:00am — 4 Comments

A new deal is needed to end the Eastern DRC Conflict; the following are recommendations for both Rwanda and the DRC governments

Policy Recommendations



After the long silence by the international community to respond to the Eastern DRC crisis, it is time for the world to reexamine this crisis and take it seriously. Women have been raped; innocent civilian populations have been killed and displaced. Children have been abandoned and left desperate. As the U.N Security Council just released a strong report about the current DRC crisis, the world should regain its conscious, and listen to the cries of VICTIMS of… Continue

Added by Bernard Londoni on December 21, 2008 at 2:00am — No Comments

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