January 2013

By Ahmed Salim

2012 was a tumultuous year with numerous standoffs between public sector employees and the governments of many East African countries. The tensions between the public sector and government authorities were on full display with chronic strikes in Kenya...

by Esther Eshiet. By the time you read this the 52nd Independence Anniversary of my country, Nigeria, must have passed but this year’s Independence Day for me is different from the rest that I have witnessed in my 25 years of being a Nigerian.

SUNU2012 is a web based project conceived to improve people access to information, political participation, transparency of democratic processes and accountability of politicians. SUNU is at the same time a tool of information and a space for sharing and participation available for  the...

The SID Frankfurt Annual Assembly will take place on January 28 at the Town Hall of the City of Frankfurt, Römerberg 27, 60311 Frankfurt, 6-8 pm.

The Intersection of Global Health and Women's Economic Empowerment

by Al-Amin Kheraj. To transform, simply put, is to change significantly. In mathematics for instance, transformation implies that one set of variables in an expression are replaced with another set, or that one space maps onto another space.

To retain, similarly, is...

by Ruth Aine. The East African integration process has gone through quite a metamorphosis dating as far back as the 1960's as envisioned by the late Tanzanian President Julius Nyerere. Today it has 5 countries: Burundi, Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda and Kenya. Will this integration...