A governance vision for the nations of the Arab Spring

Recent events in North Africa and the Middle East have brought to the forefront the fragility of government institutions and have questioned the legitimacy of authoritarian regimes in a number of developing nations. The right form of governance for the right society has never been easy to identify. A lot of times, societies have adopted [...]

Education as social engineering

In contemporary society education systems have ‘politicized’ and ‘hyper-commercialized’ role, following the ‘business model’ footprints, a model that serves only narrow interests and has questionable and uneven returns for its investors. Education’s use by governments as a social engineering tool is an issue connected with the evolving social structure and thus with social discontinuity, and [...]

Creating a ‘third world’ within EU periphery

From January 2010 until mid-2011, there has been a great deal of analysis and commentary from different ideological perspectives devoted to the structural weakness of the EU owing to the debtor (periphery) nations that are dragging down the stronger northern countries of the eurozone. This is not only because of how the EU handled the [...]

A man in Uganda undresses himself before doctors in protest over poor government health services

A Man in Uganda’s byende district known to be Mr Vincent Onyango undressed himself in public before doctors in protest over poor government health facility services and unfair demands from medics at the facility centers. Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Recommend on Facebook Tip on Hyves Share on Linkedin Share on technorati Tweet about it [...]

Also in Morocco the demonstrations are not over yet (VIDEOS)

Casablanca Less well covered than events elsewhere also protests and demands for more freedom continue in Morocco as well. Below videos of demonstations in Casablanca, Rabat and Tanger on Sunday 5 June. Meanwhile Amnesty International has called for an independent investigation into the death of a Moroccan protester, Kamal Ammari who has died after being [...]

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