All posts tagged with: africa

Hunger: the new phase of climate change in Africa

Publié 22 novembre 2013 no picture Cadmus Atake-E

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Climate change is transforming the planet’s ecosystems and threatening the well-being of current and future generations, increasing the rate of food shortage as a result of droughts, water shortage, and high temperatures globally. Ever since the first climate talks in Geneva in 1979, there have been a series of climate talks, yet no profound solutions has been attained. This has driven world leaders and scientist into postulating false solutions to climate change which is rapid...


Eight year old sex addicts???

Publié 23 novembre 2013 no picture Muyu

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A lobby group from the city of Mombasa, Kenya, is advocating for the distribution of contraceptives to Primary School children. Why, you may ask? Well... the group argues that condoms and other contraceptives be given to pupils to reduce sexual immorality. At this point, you must be paralyzed with shock. This news made me stiffen as little prickles of fear rose on the nape of my neck every second I imagined that this was actually happening. The government of Kenya recently propos...


Mining Minors

Publié 26 novembre 2013 no picture Muyu

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I felt it was important to share this disturbing and emotional video of children as young as ten years old being subjected to extremely hazardous child labor in a mine located in Nyatike, Migori town. It's a toxic toil that shows scores of children torturing their bodies in open mines where the use of child labor has become common practice. What creative ways can we eradicate child labor from the face of the earth? What culture are we luring our children into?


Fresh Water For All

Publié 3 décembre 2013 no picture Kelly_GEMConnect_StJoseph_UnitedStates

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http://m.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-24049800 In September of this year, there was a recent life changing discovery in Africa. In the arid Turkana region of northern Kenya, a large supply of water had been detected. This pool of water is indeed clean, and can supply the country for nearly 70 years. This discovery was made thanks to scientific research of the area by use of satellite and radar. With clean water, this area will grow agriculturally, and economically. This reg...


Celebrating a life well lived

Publié 9 décembre 2013 no picture Pontso SA

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South Africa and the world at large this week is celebrating the life of one of the global icons, former and first South African democratic president, Mr. Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela who passed away on Thursday the 5th of December 2013, at the age of 95. Mr. Nelson Mandela is synonymous with peace, justice, reconciliation and humility. After spending 27 years in prison for the struggle against apartheid or racial segregation, he strove for a united South Africa where people would l...


Is there possibility of development without security?

Publié 10 décembre 2013 no picture CARITAS MARALAL

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0n 30th October 2013, a student leader of Laikipia University Maralal campus was shot following a peaceful demonstration against the deteriorating security situation in Samburu. In November, two students lost their lives in Loikas the outskirts of the Samburu County headquarters- Maralal after being shot, a Samburu woman was shot in Barsaloi Samburu North. Two Turkana boys also lost their lives after being shot in Baragoi Samburu North. On 9th December a young boy in Nkabai, was at...


Remembering Nelson Mandela VOY style.

Publié 10 décembre 2013 no picture Muyu

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In respect to the late hon. Nelson Mandela, this short message should help all of us show case our tribute based on Tata's unconditional love for children. "There can be no keener revelation of a society's soul than the way in which it treats its children." R.I.P Nelson Madiba Mandela.


HAPPY BIRTHDAY KENYA

Publié 15 décembre 2013 no picture Muyu

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As Kenya turned 50 on 12-12-2013, I was celebrating peace, love and unity. Kenya has come a long way from the gruesome Post Election Violence that took place in 2007. I swell with pride and joy as I watch my serene country grow into the nation I will be forever proud of. Happy Birthday Kenya.


Celebrating Africa's literary works

Publié 30 décembre 2013 Avatar Mukhtar Muhammad

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Literature celebration:African literature as the name was coined refers to the literature originally from Africa. It can be termed as the literature of Africa. As postulated by George Joseph in his chapter on African Literature in Understanding Contemporary Africa is “the artistic use of words for the sake of Africa alone.” The African continent of vast lands and the black race through its illustrious literary works and its sound creative writers have been making significant changes. These c...


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