Congo-Kinshasa: ‘La Lucha’ – Goma’s Own Brand of Indignados

I can't remember exactly when I first heard about them, but suddenly they were there. Not as a new organisation with a clear leadership, goals or statutes, but rather as a permanent buzz. You knew they were somewhere out there, even if you did not see them. Suddenly they came together at one place, made…

Prisoners of Sugar

  all photos ©2013 Raùl Zecca Castel Prisoners of Sugar Raùl Zecca Castel — University of Milan – Italy — To be born in Haiti, in 80 percent of cases, means being destined to live under the line of extreme poverty. And in the best of cases, evidently not for very long. Life expectancy is…

TRANSCEND Peace University: Africa: Africa in 2064 – A ‘Reciprocal Development’ & ‘Basic Human Needs’ Approach

Africa’s current development models tend to echo the priorities of colonialism, perpetuating structural inequalities that hinder development and exacerbate existing contradictions. To remedy this, development reciprocity and African-centred governance the promotes franchise, representation and responsiveness to basic needs should be adopted Africa’s challenges over the next 50 years will be complex and multifaceted across its…