Webinar Tuesday 26 January: The Urgent Need for Community-Led “Accountability in Africa”

Webinar Tuesday 26 January: The Urgent Need for Community-Led “Accountability in Africa” On Human Rights Day last month, Accountability Counsel and African Coalition for Corporation Accountability (ACCA) published a major report “Accountability in Africa: Harm from International Financial Flows and Strategies for Supporting Community-Led Access to Remedy.” This report, available in both English and French,Continue reading “Webinar Tuesday 26 January: The Urgent Need for Community-Led “Accountability in Africa””

Event: Docubox’s Halloween Shorts, Shorts, and Shots

Got your early bird Halloween tickets yet? Join us if you dare, for a Halloween scare… Shorts, Shorts & Shots! Halloween Edition NOVEMBER 1ST PRESTIGE PLAZA CINEMA EARLY BIRD TICKETS 600 (UNTIL 30TH SEPTEMBER) Happy hour from 5:30 pm Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKETS: 600 BOB (UNTIL 30TH SEPTEMBER) REGULAR TICKETS: 800 BOB AT THE GATE: 1000 BOB TheContinue reading “Event: Docubox’s Halloween Shorts, Shorts, and Shots”

RVI Event: Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: The case of LAPSSET on Thursday 14 Feb 10-12 Nairobi

RIFT VALLEY FORUM  | EAST AFRICA  | EVENT Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: The case of LAPSSET THURSDAY, 14 FEBRUARY 2019 | 10:00 | NAIROBI | SEMINAR ROOM | LAIKIPIA ROAD | KILELESHWA Since 2012, the Kenyan government has begun commissioning work on the Lamu Port and South Sudan Ethiopia Transport (Corridor) project, commonly known as LAPSSET. The corridor, which consistsContinue reading “RVI Event: Participation, Voice and Governance in Investment Corridors in Africa: The case of LAPSSET on Thursday 14 Feb 10-12 Nairobi”

Event: Future of Entertainment by Blinky Bill, Thursday 31 Jan

Future of Entertainment by Blinky Bill Technology is changing the way content is created, delivered and consumed. All this with the aim of creating a new and better experience for you. Our main question is how can the sustainable flow of information and content inform, entertain and educate while empowering the society? Join us onContinue reading “Event: Future of Entertainment by Blinky Bill, Thursday 31 Jan”

Young Feminists Convening 28th – 29th November

Breathing new life into the future of Kenya’s women’s rights movement. Young Feminists Convening 28th – 29th November 2018, Limuru Kenya. In 2017, Womankind worldwide convened a roundtable meeting of member organisations of FEMNET (The African Women’s Development and Communication Network) in Nairobi to discuss their priorities for women’s rights at local and national levels.Continue reading “Young Feminists Convening 28th – 29th November”

Event: Five Years After Westgate, RVI & ICG, 21 September (Friday)

https://riftvalley.wufoo.com/forms/five-years-after-westgate/   Five Years After Westgate 10am – 12.30pm・Friday 21 September 2018 Rift Valley Institute・Seminar Room Laikipia Road ・Kileleshwa Nairobi REGISTER HERE The attack on the Westgate Mall in Nairobi on 21 September 2013 demonstrated Al-Shabaab’s reach outside Somalia. The initial response by Kenyan authorities – including mass roundups of Muslims and ethnic Somalis – compounded mattersContinue reading “Event: Five Years After Westgate, RVI & ICG, 21 September (Friday)”

Fellowships to attend African Investigative Journalism Conference (deadline 31 August)

Call for applications: Community Fellowships for #AIJC18 Call for applications: Community Fellowships for #AIJC18 The African Investigative Journalism Conference (AIJC2018) is the premier annual gathering of African investigative journalists – a three-day international conference for and about investigative journalism. It involves skills training, networking, promoting, collaboration and in-depth accounts of major investigative stories. It is hosted byContinue reading “Fellowships to attend African Investigative Journalism Conference (deadline 31 August)”

Workshop: Physical Planning Forum, Sauti ya Nairobi, TISA, Uraia

The Citizens Coalition for a Better Nairobi ‘Sauti ya Nairobi’ steering team in collaboration with The Institute for Social Accountability (TISA) and Uraia has organized a one-day workshop scheduled for  Wednesday 27th  June 2018  from 8 .00 a.m.- 1 p.m. The workshop will bring together various stakeholders including both State and non-State actors such asContinue reading “Workshop: Physical Planning Forum, Sauti ya Nairobi, TISA, Uraia”

Learning Exchange on Citizenship and Legal Identity, Namati (in October in Kenya, deadline 2 June)

2018 Learning Exchange on Citizenship and Legal Identity https://namati.org/network/opportunities/learningexchanges/app/ In late 2018, the Global Legal Empowerment Network is organizing its first learning exchange focused on citizenship and legal identity. This learning exchange will be hosted by Namati and three dynamic organizations – Nubian Rights Forum, Haki na Sheria, and Haki Centre – who work withContinue reading “Learning Exchange on Citizenship and Legal Identity, Namati (in October in Kenya, deadline 2 June)”

Event: Reading Africa in the Black Panther Film, Friday 6 April 2018, Rift Valley Forum & BIEA

 Reading Africa in the Black Panther Film  4.30pm – 6.30pm・ 6 April 2018 Rift Valley Institute・Laikipia Road・Kileleshwa Nairobi REGISTER HERE The 2018 superhero film Black Panther, based on the Marvel Comics character of the same name has evoked a lot of debate both within social and academic circles. The discussions have ranged from the casting, gender representations andContinue reading “Event: Reading Africa in the Black Panther Film, Friday 6 April 2018, Rift Valley Forum & BIEA”