Africa in 3D: Death, Destruction, and Disease

Have you ever come across an aid campaign on TV picturing a child sitting on a dusty ground, wearing ripped clothes, with a fly wandering around his face. The child in question is told to be suffering from cholera, diarrhoea, malaria, pneumonia…you name it. He becomes the ambassador of despair of a whole continent, where all […]

Contribution L.R | NGOs: The Embellished Form of Colonialism

Radja Benmansour is an Advisor of Employability and Entrepreneurship at GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit). She is a Fulbright Scholar and a Lehigh University Graduate in the field of Globalization and Education Change. International agencies and NGOs, these agencies are often driven by good intentions to provide support and help to other countries, yet their […]

International Development: History is Written by Survivors

While discussing the international development related issues, We come across the West and the Rest relationship, and how the rich world has generously embarked with the other one on its journey to fight poverty and to push up the development ladder. For obvious reasons, this article will not discuss the negative impact of colonialism and slavery […]

Poverty: The Destiny of a Black Man

Poverty, a word that sends shivers down the spine. Poverty as a concept is one of the main drivers of foreign aid that is considered as a help to achieve development and escape that vicious concept. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals in 2015 set as a first and primary goal to eradicate poverty by […]