RSIS presents the following commentary Conflict in Syria: The Regional Fall-out by James M. Dorsey. It is also available online at this link. (To print it, click on this link.). Kindly forward any comments or feedback to the Editor RSIS Commentaries, at RSISPublication@ntu.edu.sg
I'm trying to make sense of it all and organize my thoughts as news, analysis and speculations keep coming, so bear with me. Let's first try to understand what this is not. It is not a revolution, as some have been squealing, in joy or in fear. Had it been a revolution, Tantawi would be [...]
iHub is delighted to be hosting Isis Nyong'o, Vice President and Managing Director of InMobi Africa, the largest independent mobile ad network who will be speaking at a Fireside Chat on 16 August. Get insight into how this remarkable woman has progressed through her career from Kenya's first online job site, to Google, MTV and now InMobi. [...]
By Muchiri Nyaggah Once in a while an entrepreneur comes along with a technology-driven solution that makes life better. However, the ratio of entrepreneurs who do this to those who don't is not good. If the East African tech startup scene is to mature through successful products something needs to change. We need to build [...]
There are 19 categories under which the Kenyan Government has made data open. This data seems exhaustive in itself, even somewhat overwhelming when you go to the portal to view their datasets. However, there is still so much more 'openness of data' that can be achieved. . . The KenyaOpenDataportal: Categories of Datasets EnvironmentAndNaturalResources, NationalAccountsAndInflation, Agriculture, [...]
How do we equip startups in Kenya to become the mega-business leaders of the future? We know that there is plenty of skill in design and development within the tech community - the bread and butter of our local tech scene; but what about building entrepreneurs' business skills? Skills like leadership, strategic planning, people management, [...]
This year's United Nations International Youth Day coincides with the start of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs SportsUnited Division's multi-national baseball and softball visitor program. A group of 20 enthusiastic teenagers-- 11 girls and 9 boys -- and four coaches from Ecuador, Mexico, and Panama recently arrived for a fast-paced series of activities centered on the theme sports of baseball and softball. What better way to celebrate International Youth Day than embark on a whirlwind sports experience designed for energetic and young athletes?
Throughout the two-week program, the young athletes will engage with their American counterparts,... more »
Although African villages are often models of democracy, the concentration of power at higher levels across much of the continent feeds the cult of personality and one-man rule. The leaders of Uganda and Rwanda, whom Clinton lauded as democratic reformers have only tightened their grips power!
Table tennis may not be prime time viewing for all Olympics fans, as tonight's Closing Ceremonies in London likely will be. But Team USA Table Tennis is gaining new followers by acting as ambassadors for their sport and country by playing their favorite game with kids in East London.
"There were a few players out there who could really play so that was a good surprise," said Team USA player Ariel Hsing.
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