Africa: Politics and Societies South of the Sahara

Kenya: Meeting Muslim Leaders Halfway on HIV Education

Posted in African Politics, Global Africa, Kenya by ruben eberlein on December 10, 2009

GARISSA, 8 December, 8 <IRIN> – “Desist from engaging in adultery, go for HIV tests, do not allow your sons and daughters to marry before they are tested… if you are positive go to the hospital and get free drugs.” Read it here.

Irinnews: Not Much Money to Help Many Poor Adapt in Copenhagen

Posted in African Politics, Global Africa by ruben eberlein on December 7, 2009

JOHANNESBURG, 6 December 2009 <IRIN> – Money to help the world’s 49 Least Developed Countries (LDCs) – the poorest and most vulnerable – cope with the impact of climate change will be in the spotlight when the UN climate change conference in Copenhagen (COP15) kicks off on 7 December.Read Irin’s report here.

Southern Africa: The Limits of Liberation

Posted in African Politics, South Africa, Zimbabwe by ruben eberlein on December 4, 2009

Read my article about the changing patterns of power and domination in the Southern African region in the weekly paper Das Parlament.

Kenya: Impunity for Murder and Theft Continues

Posted in African Politics, Global Africa, Kenya by ruben eberlein on December 4, 2009

Read an article about the massive abuse of power in Kenya by Jan Bachmann, a political scientist based in Oxford, and myself in the current issue of Konkret. You can download the original article as pdf here.