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Far-Right Surge or Status Quo? Understanding the 2024 European Elections

Between June 6 and 9, residents of the European Union (EU) went to the polls to elect a new European Parliament. There were fears in advance of a breakthrough by the far right, which was not surprising given the recent electoral successes of extreme...

‘Film Was the Best Way to Convey Our Art Amid the Suffering in Gaza’

A still from the short film ‘Sorry Cinema’ by Ahmed Hassouna, part of a film project produced by Palestinian director Rashid Masharawi. (Courtesy of Rashid Masharawi) Shunned by the Cannes Festival, Palestinian director Rashid Masharawi...

Statement on the Publication of the United Nations Group of Experts Report on Uganda’s Support to M23 Backed by Rwanda

The current humanitarian crisis caused by M23 could have been prevented if the United Nations had acted in 2019 when we first raised the alarm. We learned from Radio France International (RFI) on Monday,...

Statement on the Publication of the United Nations Group of Experts Report on Uganda’s Support to M23 Backed by Rwanda

The current humanitarian crisis caused by M23 could have been prevented if the United Nations had acted in 2019 when we first raised the alarm. We learned from Radio France International (RFI) on Monday, July 8,...

The permanent war in eastern Congo is based on a construct of lies Eastern Congo – the long-term humanitarian catastrophe continues (Part 2) by...

The first part of this presentation dealt with how the endless war in eastern Congo came about, who its main masterminds are and what interests they are pursuing.1 In eastern Congo, as well...

The unifying power of music: The American conductor Kent Nagano and his dream by Winfried Pogorzelski

Music awakens and inspires the inex- haustible creativity of man. It creates mo- ments of happiness, brings people togeth- er, and enables them to better cope with life. Across all continents and cultures...

The Sahel Stands up and the World Must Pay Attention

On July 6 and 7, the leaders of the three main countries in Africa’s Sahel region—just south of the Sahara Desert—met in Niamey, Niger, to deepen their Alliance of Sahel States (AES). This was the first summit of the three heads of state of Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger, who now constitute the Confederation of the AES. This was not a hasty decision, since it had been in the works since 2023 when the leaders and their associates held meetings in Bamako (Mali), Niamey (Niger), and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso); in May 2024, in Niamey, the foreign ministers of the three countries had developed the elements of the Confederation. After...

Heat Wave Crisis: Developing Nations Bear the Brunt

In April 2024, extreme heat hit South and Southeast Asia, affecting nations like India, the Philippines, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Myanmar. These heat waves...

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The Sahel Stands up and the World Must Pay Attention

On July 6 and 7, the leaders of the three main countries in Africa’s...

Statement on the Publication of the United Nations Group of Experts Report on Uganda’s Support to M23 Backed by Rwanda

The current humanitarian crisis caused by M23 could have been prevented if the United Nations had acted in 2019 when we first raised the alarm. We learned from Radio France International (RFI) on Monday,...

PASHA workshop in Kampala Empowers Refugees Through Art expressions

  Kampala, Uganda - In a remarkable gathering on Saturday, August 12, 2023, the PASHA - the Refugees Storytelling and Poetry Club, hosted a transformative workshop under the guidance of the esteemed facilitator, RAIS...

The Sahel Stands up and the World Must Pay Attention

On July 6 and 7, the leaders of the three main countries in Africa’s Sahel region—just south of the...

Too Fast to Be a Woman

[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/782302072" params="color=ff5500" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] When South African...

Charmant Mushaga: The refugee who has found stardom in Uganda

By Musinguzi Bamuturaki The gifted Congolese guitarist, singer-songwriter and band...

OVERLOAD, A Bullfrog Films

OVERLOAD reveals the increasing toxic burden on human health...

Go on, build the wall By Douglas Schorr

We all know what happened. Donald Trump, that bumbling tycoon suddenly thrust into the political limelight, called for a wall to keep the immigrants...

Adinkra Symbols and the Rich Akan Culture

Andikra 1817 Today, we will talk about Adinkra symbols of the Akanpeople of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana. The Adinkra symbols are believed to originate in Gyaman,...

NO ROSES FROM MY MOUTH: Stella NYANZI´S POEMS FROM PRISON By Bwesigye Bwa Mwesigire and Esther Mirembe

In Carole Boyce Davies’ study of the political activism of the Black Communist, Claudia Jones, Davies writes that “ was a poetry written by...

Central African Republic: Continuing Collapse – Local Peace Building Needed By Renee Waldow

The continuing violence, refugee flows, internally displaced persons and the lack of government services is a good reminder of the difficulties of creating a...

Can China and the United States Establish Mutual Respect to Lessen Tensions?

Source: Globetrotter On June 3, 2023, naval vessels from the United States and Canada conducted a joint military exercise in the South China Sea. A Chinese...

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