OF PASTORS, POLITICIANS AND PENNIES Author: Nkirote V. Laiboni Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 10/25/2007 Category: Opinion If you are keen on making bags of easy money in Kenya, there are two things you might want to consider. The first is to become a preacher. The second
Camaroon is a nation of great promise for peace and stability. As Golda Keng explains, this promise is threatened by inequalities and ethnic tensions, many of which are rooted in the country's colonial history.
“Sustainable development” has become a popular catchphrase in recent years, used by everyone from environmentalists to big-business entrepreneurs. But what, exactly, is it? And where did the term come from? Benjamin Goldstein examines the value of sustainable development and explains danger of corrupting the term's original meaning.
Those pesky moral standards Author: Biljana Vankovska Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 07/12/2005 Category: Diaries According to a wise man, morality consists of drawing a line at some point. Indeed, this is a personal attempt to talk publicly on drawing one particular line, i.e. to share with
Conformity is imposed on those of us who live in Western style economies in the interest of the producer economy. We are led to believe that we have choices whereas we have what the producers are demanding we consume. Concentration of capital becomes even greater by the day, and thus
The hard struggle against British rule was marred by the division of a united India. Millions are said to have moved across the borders and lakhs of people lost their lives. This was an irreparable loss for the subcontinent. We can’t undo the partition, which is now a reality. We
Emerging Socio-Economic and Political Conflicts in Tanzania Author: William John Originally Published at Peace and Conflict Monitor on: 02/02/2011 Tanzania is known as a paradise of peace in the troubled continent of Africa. The country neither experienced civil wars, religious conflicts, ethnicity nor coups since independence (Hirschler, 2004; Rubanza,