The CIHA Blog’s commentary on recent news pieces about events in Africa.
An issue that we at The CIHA Blog are keeping tabs on is the militarization of both West Africa/ the Sahel and East Africa in the ongoing war on […]
In April, we posted news about Degan Ali’s (of the Somali organization Adeso) call for a revolution in the role of Southern NGOs in the humanitarian aid world. […]
Following on our piece last week regarding new restrictions in Kenya on NGOs, we applaud the residents of Kibera for their entrepreneurship in developing new, mutually productive relationships with […]
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 […]
In this piece, Dr. Olufunmilayo Arewa (Law Professor, University of California, Irvine), argues that “borrowing may become appropriation when it reinforces historically exploitative relationships or deprives African countries of opportunities […]
“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 […]
Late last week, The Telegraph published an article by Louise Linton, “How my dream gap year in Africa turned into a nightmare,” where she wrote about her year volunteering […]
Yet another June 16?
A formidable day in the history of a country still grappling with a painful past, a rather uncertain present, but for many a promising future. Commemorated […]
An arial view of the world’s largest refugee camp. Dadaab. https://www.flickr.com/photos/oxfam/6302151099
The refugee crisis is not only happening in Europe, but as most in Africa well know, it is countries […]