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Occupy Nigeria: Year 2012 something snapped!
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...
Sunu2012: une plate-forme Web au service de la démocratie
SUNU2012 is a web based project conceived to improve people access to information, political participation, transparency of democratic processes and accountability of politicians...
Transformations versus Retention by Al-Amin Kheraj
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...
Dreams vs Reality for East Africa, by Ruth Aine
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...
Development 55.4 African Strategies for Transformation out now!
There are two worlds, two narratives, two distinct ways of feeling African today in Africa: the old Africa of failures and the disappointments of recent decades with their...
The cynics, optimists, and pirates are all making Africa beautiful by Charles Onyango-Obbo
Introduction to Development issue 55.4 'African Strategies for Transformation' by Charles Onyango-Obbo. There are two dominant positions about Africa today and in the near future...
Reclaiming a continent, by Wendy Harcourt
Editorial of Development Vol. 55.4 'African Strategies for Transformation' by Wendy Harcourt. I recall first hearing Africa referred to as ‘The lost continent’ when I was in...
Development Vol. 55.3 on Gender and Economic Justice. SID-AWID Launch event at ISS
The Society for International Development (SID) and the Association for Women’s Rights in Development (AWID) invite you to join Lydia Alpízar Durán (AWID), Ireen Dubel (Hivos),...
Gender responsive budgeting, an exit strategy from the crisis. Interview with Zohra Khan
In this interview Zohra Khan of UN Women provides an overview around the Gender Responsive Budgeting approach, its achievements so far and major challenges ahead as a possible...
Gender equity: Kenya at crossroads
by Akoko Akech. Despite the promise of a new constitution, arguably, East Africa’s most progressive or liberal constitution, Kenya still has the lowest level of women...