A Family’s Journey in Africa and America: History of the African Image Among Black Americans

Philippe Wamba (June 3, 1971 – September 11, 2002) was an African-American editor and writer known for his fusion of African and African-American culture. Wamba was born in California to Elaine Brown Wamba and Ernest Wamba dia Wamba, an American mother and a Congolese professor-turned-rebel father. He grew up in Boston, Dar es Salaam, and New read more

The Rumba Kings, a new upcoming documentary about the golden era of Congolese Rumba music By Rais Neza Boneza


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If you’re a Netflix subscriber, here’s a narrative in Winnie’s own words…

If you want to learn about Winnie Mandela’s life, switch off the TV news. Instead watch “Winnie” directed by Pascale Lamche. It’s on Netflix.

Winnie Mandela speaks about her extraordinary and controversial career, from her early life to her marriage to her ongoing efforts to end apartheid.

Winnie Mandela speaks about her extraordinary and controversial career, from her early life to her marriage to her ongoing efforts to end read more

Somaliland, Invisible Nationhood By Raïs Neza Boneza

A girl participates in a street parade in Hargeisa to celebrate Somaliland's self-declared independence. Feisal Omar/ReutersThe Republic of Somaliland is situated in the northwest of Somalia bordering Ethiopia and Djibouti on the tip of the horn of Africa. The Somaliland was a prime target of General Siad Barre until the fall of his authoritarian regime and the collapse of the Somali state in the late 1980s. In 1977, Mohamed Siad Barre begins his conquest of the Ogaden region. This resulted to a read more

Kongolesisk Aften


Alle er velkommen til å ta del i denne markeringen av Kongos mennesker og ressurser: Smak på vår veganske buffet, ta del i samtaler om litteratur og samfunnsliv, møt en forfatter, se en dokumentarfilm. Kongo-dagen ønsker å skape globalt engasjement og forståelse av situasjonen i Kongo; et vindu for fred, rettferdighet og menneskelig verdighet


Dato: 19.04.2018

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Poeten på flukt

Tekst: Jenny Westrum-Rein

Foto: Haakon Korbi Kolstad

Publisert: 04.12.2017 12:35

Typisk norsk er en portrettserie i Under Dusken. Her møter du ulike mennesker som bryter med typiske, norske stereotypier.



Han flyktet fra Kongo for å kunne være fri. Nå er det kun Trondheim som er hjemme for Raïs Neza Boneza.

Født: 7. januar 1979.
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Handbook of Research on Examining Global Peacemaking in the Digital Age Edited by Bruce L. Cook (Chicago ORT Technical Institute, USA)







Violent behavior has become deeply integrated into modern society and it is an unavoidable aspect of human nature. Examining peacemaking strategies through a critical and academic perspective can assist in resolving violence in societies around the world.

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PART 6. African’s Peaceful Means: Transcending Culturology as a science of a Culture of Peace

Capture-dove-shaped-peace-wordleIt is essential to analyze civilizations (rather than states), or economic or political systems, as units, in the spirit of seeking solutions rather than making condemnations. Even if the deep roots of violence and war are part of the cosmology which in turn is collective and subconscious, there may be ways of breaking the collective into sub-collectives and individuals and ways of making read more

Part.5 African’s Peacefull Means: Macro-cultural aspects

Four forces have been major cause of the development of violence in the African macro-cultural level: religion, technology, economy, and empires. These have not always acted separately and often have supported each other. For example, the expansion of Christianity started with the conversion of Emperor Constantine I of Rome in the year 313. The religious conversion of an emperor started the process read more

The Collapse of a Titan by Rais Neza Boneza


Near madness,
Strangled in the North, the Equator– Ngbadolite, Ngemena, to the Ubangui border– In the center, Tetela land–
Kisangani, Bunia–
In the south, the land of copper, Katanga, Cornered on all sides, deprived country, Following the indomitable flows of its destiny.

Screams are so deep,
Yet the silence around, so guilty. Today, his ride is clothed
With the shameful read more