New logo and website design!
The CIHA Blog has a new design and new logo! As you can see, we’ve updated the homepage layout and colors, added lots more photos, and recategorized many of the […]
In the News: Should Foreign (especially Western) Humanitarians Just Go Home?
NGOs in Africa are not always welcomed with open arms, and when they mix with knowledge-starved celebrities from the Global North, the mixture can be especially toxic. These articles […]
Opportunities: MA/PhD Scholarships; Mentoring Program; and other opportunities
Mo Ibrahim Foundation African Scholarships for Masters Study UK 2017/2018 The Centre of African Studies offers 3 MSc/MA scholarships to African nationals as part of the Governance for Development in […]
Some news from Gaston Berger University
The CIHA Blog’s newest partner, Gaston Berger University, is planning an exciting series of events concerning our themes of religion and humanitarianism for The Blog. Below, we introduce our […]
Event: International Youth Day Panel Discussion
The 2nd Annual CIHA Blog Conference, South Africa
The CIHA Blog is pleased to announce its upcoming conference in South Africa: “Religion, Governance, and Humanitarianism in Africa” on 19–20 October 2016. More details are available on the […]
In the News: Missionaries defending liberation
“I voted on April 27, 1994, the second of the four days of voting, and I chose to vote in Natal to show the people of that divided province that there […]
John William Colenso: A Victorian Activist in South African Humanitarianism
In this post, University of KwaZulu-Natal scholar Christopher Merrett continues his reflections on controversial yet remarkable historical figures in South Africa, focusing also on their significance today. This post expounds […]
From Manufactured Debts to Chronic Humanitarianism: Lessons from Haiti and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
by Cilas Kemedjio
I was struck by the massive presence of NGOs in Haiti. Shortly after the 2010 earthquake, Former Alaskan Governor and US vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin visited Haiti with a […]
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