Regina Eddleman has spent the last six months in Africa working with youth programs that include HIV/AIDS peer education in Zimbabwe and peacebuilding and conflict prevention in Tanzania.
In Zimbabwe she worked closely with the youth to facilitate discussions on HIV/AIDS related issues in local schools, assisted in training camps and
Martin Meredith tells the fascinating and horrifying tale of the last 50 years of African history in The Fate of Africa: From the hopes of freedom to the heart of despair. The book is exhaustive and exhausting, and leaves one wondering where to turn for new hope.
Emerging Socio-Economic and Political Conflicts in Tanzania Author: William John Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 02/02/2011 Tanzania is known as a paradise of peace in the troubled continent of Africa. The country neither experienced civil wars, religious conflicts, ethnicity nor coups since independence (Hirschler, 2004; Rubanza,
Press Freedom in Tanzania Author: Jaffar Mjasiri Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 09/16/2005 In this era of globalization the world is engaged in promoting freedom of expression. But this is often more easily said than done. Today freedom of expression is embedded in the constitution of
This essay touches on conceptual debates around theories of human rights, particularly as they apply to language and universality, before presenting a narration of philosophical development towards the contemporary understanding of human rights through Greek and Roman thought, Mediaeval Europe, liberal and revolutionary individualism, and the creation of the UN
Why does a small village in Southern Tanzania seem like a hotbed of international intrigue a la Cold War era? Hang on, looks like all the international powers are there only to help.
In this "parable" of international development, Saumava Mitra critically reflects on the strategies of charity givers, technologists,
Bulelwa Mukenge considers the failures of various peace initiatives in the Eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mukenge suggests cooperative dialogue between the Rwandan Government and the Front Democratic for Liberation of Rwanda (FDLR) in order to solve this long-lasting conflict. Since 1994, these peace talks have yet