China & African Aid & Development

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The China in Africa weekly podcast with Shanta Bloemen, Eric and Cobus considers China’s new aid agenda in Africa. Bloemen spent more than 20 years working in Africa and Asia with UNICEF. Together they explore how the entire philosophy about […]

Refugees on the Aegean Islands

Pikpa is an open refugee camp in Mytilini, Lesvos, Greece. This camp is formed by a collective of individuals that include volunteers and residents in addition to groups and organisations who contribute. An example of an organisation who contributes would be […]

Mandarin Skills For African Students

https://qz.com/1113559/confucius-institutes-in-africa-are-nurturing-mandarin-speakers-with-pro-china-views/

Forty universities in Africa are providing free Mandarin language courses to students. These classes are facilitated by the Confucius Institute who have adopted flexible teaching patterns in keeping with the local environment that they are working in. Along with the Mandarin language, […]

The List of Deaths

Alfred Gell considered how ‘artworks are like social agents, in that they are the outcome of social initiatives which reflect a specific, socially inculcated sensibility’. Banu Cennetoğlu’s work which is currently on view at the Chisenhale Gallery, in London, is […]

Education Programme in Ugandan Settlement

https://www.nrc.no/news/2018/june/going-back-to-school-in-uganda/

Currently, there are an impressive 2,001 pupils enrolled between Inyau, African Childcare, Supiri and Longamere in Uganda.  Established in 2017, the accelerated education programme in Imvepi refugee settlement in receives funding from the European Commission. Despite the ceasefire that was signed in 2017 […]

Refugee Training in Uganda

Jacob Nhial (in white shirt) is one of 900,000 South Sudanese who have fled their country since 2013. Photo NRC/ Wairimu Munyinyi-Wahome

Jacob Nhial is one of the thousands of refugees who have fled South Sudan into Uganda. In addition to being a refugee, Jacob works with the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) as a community contact person.  Insiders perspective Drawing from his […]

Humanitarian Assistance in South Sudan

Over 4 million people have been displaced and seven million are in urgent need of assistance by humanitarian organisations since South Sudan’s independence. Rehana Zawar Country Director for the Norwegian Refugee Council calls for the recent peace deal to deliver real […]

South Sudan

Declared the 193rd country of the world in 2011, South Sudan planned on creating a new era for its people. Despite the population that voting in favor of independence from Sudan. People experienced a short period of peace before becoming […]

Where do most refugees come from?

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The UNHCR is a global organization dedicated to saving lives, protecting rights and building a better future for refugees, forcibly displaced communities, and stateless people. Two-thirds of all refugees come from 5 countries, as suggested by the UNHCR. 🇸🇾 Syria […]

Uganda Humanitarian Situation

https://www.unicef.org/uganda.html

Uganda is Africa’s leading refugee-hosting country.  In addition to conflict, refugees have recently experienced a cholera outbreak. As a consequence, there have been forty deaths, while cholera has affected over 2,000 people. Between January and March 2018, 60,000 refugees arrived […]