Impact of Small Arms Proliferation on Africa

The persistence and the complication of wars in Africa are partially due to small arms proliferation. The consequences of small arms on African Rwandan soldiers ending Umoja Wetu operation in D.R.Congo people due to international conflicts within Africa, rebel group activities, mercenary groups, and armed gang activities have yet to be fully measured..
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Triggers of Conflict in Africa

After the violence, death, and displacement in Kenya, it seems the leaders have finally agreed upon a power-sharing deal that placates both sides. Kenya’s conflict has now subsided from the news headlines and it is hoped that the country will begin to reestablish itself as a stable African nation.
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Africa does not need foreign aid, but reforms

In his articles The Smart Way to Fight Corruption, George B.N. Ayittey, Ph.D. shines light on the enormous amount of cash that African leaders have stolen from the people;
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AFJN Supports an Informed Foreign Aid Reform

As part of the Presidential Study Directive on Foreign Assistance, initiated by President Obama at the end of August, the National Security Council has socilcited input from the NGO community on what U.S.... READ MORE

The Control Arms Campaign

The proliferation of small arms remains a daunting challenge for the African continent; its persistence empowers rebel movements and national governments to foment conflict and commit mass human rights violations. Recognizing the supply... READ MORE

Obama Neglects U.S. Role in Africa

On Saturday, July 11th, President Obama made a major speech to the Ghanaian Parliament on U.S. engagement with the continent. His message was clear: good governance is a prerequisite to effective development and... READ MORE

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