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 Senegalese citizens. It has been conceived and launched in 2011 by Cheick Fall, a young activist and journalist based in Dakar, together with a network of Senegalese bloggers, as a response to the request by the Senegalese people of more transparency in the political processes.
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 to recall experience. In learning for instance, retention implies the capacity to remember and re-use the material that has been learned.
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 process soon become a reality? And if it does: what does it mean for the citizens of these five countries? These were some of the many questions that we asked ourselves as we met for the first ever East Africa Future Day on the 12th of November 2012 in Nairobi, Kenya.