How to change the culture of aid

System thinking in quadrants In order to measure aid organisations (bilateral, multilateral, donors, NGOs) I would like to present my personal quadrants. Quadrant The quadrants are divided by two axes. On one side I have put qualitative reports and on the other side quantitative reports. In my opinion; qualitative is the same as to inform [...]

Nigeria: Lagos Traffic Solution and Global Warming

Of all the problems with the Lagos traffic situation, global warming may be the least reason to prompt moves for solutions if a survey asking this were to be carried out. Lagos, a major city in Nigeria is faced by a perennial traffic situation that most residents have adapted to. Lagos is the commercial hub [...]

State of the Nation according to Kudzi Chiurai

Born in 1981 in Zimbabwe, Kudzanai Chiurai is an internationally acclaimed artist now living and working in Johannesburg South Africa. He was the first black student to graduate with a BA in Fine Art from the University of Pretoria. Highly regarded as a leading voice of his generation, Kudzi has made a name for himself [...]

US Lawmaker Threatens Nepal government to ease on the Tibetan refugee issue

In a recent out cry of struggle of the Tibetan refugee issue, Nepal’s government has been threatened by a US lawmaker to strip Nepal off its share of US aid, unless it permits refugees fleeing Chinese rule in Tibet to transit through the country, states the Agence France Presse (AFP) on Thursday. Blog this! Bookmark [...]

Afghan police abuse not in prisons, but in public (VIDEO)

Just a few days ago a member of the Karzai-led mafia in Afghanistan rejected a United Nations report about systematic torture in Afghan prisons. As the torture inside prisons occurs mainly during investigations and is hard to prove because the Afghan Intelligence will never allow anyone to film it. However, a video posted on facebook shows how the police abuse and [...]

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