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AU And The Al-Bashir Challenge

President Al-Bashir’s atrocities in Sudan’s Darfur region churn the stomach. African leaders who are shielding him from arrest do themselves no good

In the past week, Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s President for over 26 years, was forced to beat a hasty retreat from South Africa where he had gone to participate in the Summit of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU). 661 more words

Monitoring And Documentation Of Human Rights Violation

Mbewu Leadership Series #1: What do you think about SA Youth?

Mbewu Movement conducted a series of interview-based discussions with young professionals and students in Johannesburg on various topical issues.

In the first contribution to Mbewu Web Series we asked a few participants… 38 more words

Social Commentary & Opinion

“The next African Leader starts with You-th”…Fred Swaniker

He is acknowledged as being one of the ’10 young power men in Africa’ by Forbes Magazine, recognised by President Barack Obama as one of the ‘Young Global Leaders’ and he is also one of the individuals who is shaping where the next African generation is going; he is Fred Swaniker. 549 more words

Mentor Event

Is the AU Summit to discuss the formation of the, "United States of Africa" or otherwise will be known as Communist Africa?

Call me sceptical but why do I get the feeling that the African Union Summit is not all there is to it? Where are the other political parties with regards to the thugs which are being welcomed to South Africa? 335 more words



                            Memorializing June 3rd……Ghana’s black Wednesday……………………….

Two weeks ago I spent the AU day at home watching movies like Sarafina,Sometimes in April, Hotel Rwanda and the likes desperately trying to reconcile the lessons of our past with the present day Africa.

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African Leaders

How you can help the thousands displaced by floods in Tanzania!

The past few days have featured continuous rain showers in many parts of my country, Tanzania and other parts of East Africa. The continuous rains have caused serious damage including loss of lives, properties and livelihoods causing mental, emotional and physical trauma to many. 840 more words


Sometimes I wonder when I see the fat cats looting the coffers of our nations to line up their greasy pockets, using their struggle credentials to monopolise and misappropriate national resources for their bloodlines, what is the future  for my motherland.

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Thomas Sankara