Valgkampen raser i Tunisia i forkant av parlamentsvalget 26. oktober og presidentvalget 23. november. Drømmen om sameksistens mellom demokrati og islam fortsetter i landet hvor den arabiske våren startet. Forventningene til valget er store, selv om frustrasjon over manglende framgang også gjør seg gjeldende. Les mer >
Johannesburg (South Africa) - A cursory scan of the NGO job boards confirms the widely held assumption that South Africa’s civil society organizations are struggling to get funding. Organisations appear to be in crisis, jobs are hard to get, salaries are markedly below market norms and rumours abound that established NGOs are on the verge of bankruptcy. Last month, for example, the press reported that the Treatment Action Campaign publically protested rumours it was on the verge of bankruptcy; many others are rumoured to be struggling too.
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.
Kampala (Uganda) - Uganda’s HIV/AIDS control efforts have been undermined by a lack of consensus and clarity over which people constitute Key Populations (KPs) to be targeted in various prevention, care and treatment efforts, say experts.
Nairobi (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 Moi’s regime. Inspiration from the Movement’s model of democracy and development from the bottom-up.
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 and rhetoric that pretended to pursue and protect the sovereignty of the state and people of Kenya
Tunis (Tunisia) - In Zarzis, a small port city of some 70,000 in southeastern Tunisia, fishermen plying the Mediterranean have become saviours, rescuing boatloads of illegal migrants to Europe setting out from the shores of Libya.