OP-ED World 

My Take On It: On being honest about keeping racism out of international agreements

By Janet Karim 3Do nothing out of selfish ambition or vain conceit, but in humility consider others better than yourselves. 4Each of you should look not only to your own interests, but also to the interests of others. 5Your attitude should be the same as that of Christ Jesus: 6Who, being in very nature God, did not consider equality with… Read More
Africa World 

The 20 most peaceful countries in Africa for 2021

– – The Institute for Economics and Peace has released the Global Peace Index for 2021. The index is a result of a study of 163 independent nations and territories around the world using several indicators. The indicators look at which countries are the most dangerous, as well as most peaceful to live in. A total of 23 indicators were… Read More
Africa Featured Mozambique Southern Africa World 

Mozambique: Looking to its past for lasting peace

– – The government of Mozambique has taken many approaches to end conflict and encourage economic development in the past fifty years. Colonial independence, nationalization, villagization, and Marxism were all tried, with accompanying political upheavals, civil war, and massacres. Peace and economic stability was finally reached in the 1990’s, under the newly elected democratic government. Former Mozambique President Joaquim Alberto… Read More
Africa Sports World 

Why sport can boost equality and peace

The Secretary-General of the Commonwealth has outlined how sport can be harnessed to boost international development by “changing perceptions and altering attitudes”. Speaking at the Commonwealth Games Federation General Assembly in Kigali, Rwanda, Patricia Scotland said the “wide appeal and reach” of sport can be used to “accelerate progress” in areas such as gender equality and political inclusivity. She said:… Read More
Africa Featured Mozambique Southern Africa World 

The Mozambique peace deal that is ‘here to stay’

On Thursday the much talked about peace deal between the government and the opposition in Mozambique was signed. The country’s President Filipe Nyusi and the leader of the main opposition party Renamo signed the deal which is said to be a permanent ceasefire agreement. It is meant to put an end to years of fighting that led to the death… Read More

South Sudan’s Warring Factions Sign Peace Deal

ENLARGE South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir, left, exchanges documents with rebel leader Riek Machar, right, in Arusha, Tanzania, as Tanzania’s President Jakaya Kikwete looks on. PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE/GETTY IMAGES   KAMPALA Uganda—Warring factions in South Sudan have signed an agreement to reconcile the ruling Sudan People’s Liberation Movement party, officials said on Thursday, in the latest effort to resolve the conflict that… Read More

Committee for unity, peace and reconciliation in Rwanda

  Press Release February 23, 2013 – In the previous century, the history of Rwanda has been characterized by divisions and destructive wars. Rwandans have clashed and killed each other’s brothers and sisters. The root of such evil has been the struggle for power, poor governance using terror, ethnic discrimination, regional discrimination, persecution, dictatorship, as well as lack of respect… Read More

Rwanda Peoples Party Calls for an end to the ongoing Grenade attacks in Rwanda

Gothenburg – Sweden, 31/03/12 Our Ref: RPP-KRN/30M/JK-1730/12/JVK/KRN-GA03 Ref:  KIGALI – GRENADES ATTACKS Today, another day another tragedy has blanketed our country as the people of Rwanda have continued to endure the most persistent brutality of killings and persecutions for over five decades. This has also been attributed to by the total incompetence and failures of all Rwanda governments that come… Read More

Rwanda: Peaceful change is not dangerous

In an interview conducted with John V. Karuranga, President of the Rwanda Peoples Party, who lives in exile he expresses his current concerns for Rwanda and his vision of a peaceful and prosperous nation. JF: Did the interview you recently did with a local online news outlet in Rwanda reach the intended audience and what was the reaction? Yes, it… Read More