The last decades in Africa have been marred by unprecedented levels of political, ethnic, and transnational conflict. This continent is one of the major battlegrounds of global forces; it is the most marginalized areas of the world. More than thirty wars have been fought in Africa since 1970, and most of these have been internal rather than inter-state wars. In 1996 alone, 14 of
Love was taken from a young life
And no one told her why
Her direction has a dimlight
From one more violent crime
She innocently questioned why
Why her father had to die
She asked the men in blue
How is it that you get to choose
Who will live and who will die
Did god say that you could decide?
You saw he didn’t run
And that my daddy had no gun
In the middle of a village
Way in a distant land
Lies a poor boy with his broken toy
Too young to understand
“Njideka Akunyili Crosby” at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA.
The Republic of Somaliland is situated in the northwest of
Reflecting on David Rovics, Kristian Svenson And Elona Planman passage in Trondheim, Norway.
By Raïs Neza Boneza
With the recent refugee a.ka. migrants and economic crisis shadowing Europe, there is hope after all, few artists are breaking the barrier of the usual
In this series of African’s peaceful means, we will explore through structural research on violence and peace, we shall try to comprehend the conception of conflict in Africa, its cultural roots, its development and its current psychological and physical consequences on African societies.
Raïs Neza Boneza bor i Trondheim, og kommer opprinnelig fra Kongo. Han har utgitt flere bøker, men White Eldorado, Black Fever er hans første roman. Den er kommet ut på engelsk og fransk, og den norske utgaven er forhåpentligvis like rundt hjørnet.
|Seeds of New Hope: Pan-African Peace Studies for the 21st Century
by Matt Meyer , Rais Neza Boneza ,Horace Campbell
— published 2008 — 2 editions
The new millennium is still profoundly affected by the bloodshed and conflicts of the 20th century. The world seems to be in a continual state of rebellion. The condition of people in our age, 15 years after the end of the Cold War, is still unhappiness, the incapacity to decide for ourselves, general despair, and uncertainty in daily life, all embodied in the lack of