Re: Request that you do rigorous due diligence to ensure your institution’s funds are not invested in land grabbing/ agro-colonialism in Africa.

Dear Chair of Board of Trustees This is an appeal regarding responsible investment and an opportunity for your institution to make a difference. We bring to your attention the fact that some university investments are contributing to land grabbing in … Continued

Long live Zambia for a peaceful power transfer

by Hervé Cheuzeville, translated  from French by Bahati Jacques.  Originally published by Echo D’Afrique on September 23, 2011  A major event occurred on September 23rd, 2011. Yet it went largely unnoticed in Western countries. The stock market crisis and Mahmoud Abbas’s … Continued

International Women’s Day: The Struggle is not over

As we commemorate the 100th anniversary of  International Women’s Day, we agree with the UN Secretary- General, Ban Ki-moon, that although there has been significant economic, political and social achievements and “… the gender gap in education is closing, there … Continued