Which Chinese phone giant dominates sales in Africa against Apple ?

Transsion Holdings Limited is a parent company to Tecno, Infinix and Itel. Companies that have successfully manufactured mobile phone devices specifically for the African market. Product features The combination of variety and availability of affordable feature phones, in addition to a […]

Addressing Beautiful Arua

Community Development Centre (CDC), what3words and HumanTech Innovation Lab (HTiL) are working together to bring 3-word addresses to refugee settlements in the Arua District of Uganda through the Addressing Beautiful Arua campaign. The goal of the Addressing Beautiful Arua campaign […]

UNHCR Audit 2017/18 + other cautionary tales

Operating aid to displaced populations, stateless people and refugees around the world is a complex task.  Innovative advances in technology are one way that organisations such as UNHCR have attempted to improve aid effectiveness. Critical is making sure  A) that […]

Sudan / South Sudan Literature Week at P21 Gallery London

Multimedia Exhibition The Sudan / South Sudan Literature Week takes place this week at the P21 Gallery in London, a short five-minute stroll from Euston station. Curated by Frédérique Cifuentes, this multimedia exhibition includes sound and video art installation and […]

Empowering refugees to legally work in their host country

Uganda Refugee Response villages

Uganda is known for having introduced a progressive refugee hosting policy. Designed to allow for the freedom of movement for refugees. In addition to the right to work for those who have settled within its boundaries. Within the refugee settlements, […]

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration Implementation Event

GFMD Dialogue on the Global Compact for Migration (GCM) Implementation

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 GFMD Dialogue on GCM Implementation at the Palais des Nations in Geneva This dialogue follows a series of initiatives that began since Germany and Morocco assumed the GFMD Co-Chairmanship in 2017. It is part of the […]

Genocide, hate speech, and the Rohingya: Key takeaways from UN probe on Myanmar (IRIN)

The take away from this excellent report is…every person – each one of us – needs to take responsibility for what is brought to our attention.  To do whatever we can so that injustice and horrors like this are not […]

Migrants held hostage to politics

Woman rescued in the Mediterranean sea

At a time when global displacement is at a record high, the Italian government recently held its own coast guard and the people it had rescued hostage ‘in a cynical gambit to force other European Union countries to take the […]

UK asylum claims limbo

  A recent report by The Guardian suggests that people have been left in limbo for more than twenty years for decisions to be made on their asylum claims in the United Kingdom.  ‘Seventeen people received decisions from the Home […]

South Sudan’s 2018 Peace Deal

Makerere University

Event Making South Sudan’s 2018 Peace Deal Work: Challenges and opportunities on the 24th August 2018. The University Forum on Governance (UNIFOG) and the Network of South Sudan CSOs in Uganda (NOSSCOU) in partnership with Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) have organised a public […]