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  • Obedkab

    Interview with Obed Kabanda, Founder and CEO, Action for Community Development (ACODEV)

    ACODEV Uganda’s Child Protection Model (pioneered by CEO Obed Kabanda) in action Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Yes, it is very possible once there is commitment by different stakeholders to make this happen. Investing in Africans as social actors and agents of …

  • MG2

    Interview with Meschac Gervais, Manager at OWCF

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? First of all, I would like to say, unfortunately, it seems that peace is not a big priority in the world agenda. We continue to see economic, political, and civil war among and within nations including Africa. …

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    Interview with Véronique de Viguerie, Photojournalist

    About Véronique Véronique de Viguerie, 36, multi-awarded French photographer represented by Reportage by Getty, is based in Paris, France. Having completed a Master’s Degree in Law in France, she studied photojournalism in England. She spent 3 years living and working in Afghanistan. Since 2006, she is …

  • Nic21

    Interview with Nicolas Meringolo, CEO, One Pencil Per Child

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Yes, it is definitely possible to encourage peace in Africa. We can do this by continually expanding the scope and innovating the ways in which peace in Africa is encouraged. For example, our global community, often uses nongovernmental …

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    Interview with Colin Yoon, CEO, Unscramble for Africa

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Yes, in principle, I am very positive that peace in Africa can be encouraged. However, it is important to view the prospects for peace in Africa through the historical prism of Africa’s dominance by European powers. By …

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    Interview with Karim Ajania, Editor-in-Chief, African Peace Journal

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Yes, it is possible to encourage and to cultivate peace in Africa and the pre-colonial history of the African continent has proven that. It is imperative that we challenge the limited notions of what peace means and …

  • Ms 4

    Interview with Dr. Shepherd Urenje, Environmental and Sustainability Education Program Specialist

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? I was born in Africa and grew up in an African village where communal interdependence was a form of insurance and custodian of peace. I can say my village, in Zimbabwe, was very peaceful in that we …

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    Interview with Rutendo Urenje, Managing Editor, African Peace Journal

    Arundel Girls’ School in Harare, Zimbabwe where Rutendo attended high school Foreword by Rutendo Urenje, Managing Editor It was break time at Arundel Girls’ School, my old high school in Harare, Zimbabwe. The weather was just perfect, my friends and I were sitting outside the art building …

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    Interview with Charlotte, Blanche, Lucia, Shannon and Carly, Co-Founders, PFA Film Festival

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? YES !!!!! All five of us have learned to encourage peace in Africa as Pencils for Africa (PFA) Assistant Editors (click here for the PFA team). My favorite part of PFA is the opportunity to reach out to …

  • Noerine

    Interview with Dr. Noerine Kaleeba, Founder and Patron, TASO Uganda

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Peace, in my view, is not only the foundation but also the key pillar of growth and development for any society or country. Africa as a developing continent requires peace and must therefore encourage peace at all …

  • Molburke

    Interview with Molly Burke, Executive Director, Bicycles Against Poverty

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? At any given moment most of the countries in Africa are living peacefully. Though the continent has experienced varying degrees of disputes across the vast continent, this should not undermine the ability for the countries to thrive …

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    Interview with Colleen LaFontaine, Co-Founder, Present Purpose Network

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Peace is an outcome. An outcome of a society where individuals have freedom, where civil society can hold their government accountable and where all people can exercise their individual agency – men and women alike. The realization …

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    Interview with Libby Hoffman

      Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Yes, of course! Although I’m not sure I would phrase it just that way – ‘encouraging peace in Africa.’ Rather, I think of the opportunity more as discovering the peace that is already there. As an …

  • ChristineFriend

    Interview with Christine Lunanga, Executive Director of CAMME, Congo

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Yes, it is definitely possible to encourage peace in Africa. The more Africans are starting being united, the more they are starting to finding solutions to their own problems. We can see that already through peaceful dialogues …

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    Interview with Dr. Wanjiru Kamau-Rutenberg, Executive Director of AWARD, Kenya

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Absolutely! However, peace is not an accidental or a random occurrence. Peace requires that we actively and consciously participate in creating and building peace, daily, hourly, in our interactions with others. Peace also requires that we remain …

  • PurityK

    Interview with Purity Kagwiria, Executive Director of Akili Dada

    Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? Yes. Africans are generally peaceful people even though the international media paints the continent in a really negative light. Many African societies have co-existed for hundreds of years, without any conflict. As more countries develop, we are …

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    Inaugural Interview with Zainab Salbi

      Is it possible to encourage peace in Africa? It is not only possible to encourage peace in Africa, it is possible to have peace in Africa. After all, the world we live in is a product of our imagination so we might as well …