Daily Archives: May 10, 2016

Supporting Indigenous Knowledge: Rainforest Conservation In The Congo

  Recent reports indicate that rainforest conservation efforts in the Congo prove not only to be ineffective, but also harmful to the livelihoods of the local rainforest communities. A report released in April 2016, by Rainforest Foundation UK, outlines the conflict. The report indicates that The Congo basin region’s rain […]

From Boko Haram to Fulani Herdsmen: What is The Future of Peace in Nigeria?

  A few months after the rise of a new security challenge in Nigeria perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally ordered heads of security agencies to take all necessary actions to apprehend lawless herdsmen, according to his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. “We […]

Protesters Fired With Police Tear Gas in Nairobi

Hundreds of Kenyan protesters have been staging a sit-in along the highway outside the offices of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) in Nairobi to protest against the electoral body–which they accuse of bias and corruption. On May 9, dozens of Kenyan police fired tear gas and water cannons […]