Building on what has proven to work in Africa will go a long way in ensuring that agriculture not only feeds Africa, but promotes inclusive growth and livelihood generation
Kenyans on Twitter are seldom a group to be trifled with, using their immense power for good or evil. There have been times when we have simply been picking a fight, says Kagure Mugo, but in the case of Jadudi the fight was against brain cancer and Kenyans online helped to save a life in 140 characters and 6 million shillings.
Rape culture’s dominant beliefs, social practices and institutions consciously and unconsciously condone sexual abuse by normalizing, trivializing and even eroticizing the abuse. There are numerous times when victims of rape are silenced, fearing the monster that is society; a society too ashamed of its own perversion to try and correct it. Instead, it tucks the perversion in a dark corner, pretending it doesn’t exist, and thus a healthy breeding ground is established for rapists to thrive.
There are three African presidents who have caught the attention of the global media all for the same reason in the last couple of months or more. Presidents Kagame, Nkurunziza and Sassou Nguesso of Rwanda, Burundi and Congo Brazzaville respectively have actively sought and in one instance already acquired third terms of office