“I Have A Name…” Photoseries Showcases Incredible Lives of Everyday South Africans

I Have a Name Gives a Face to South African People In South Africa, divisions based on race, class, and gender have been common throughout its history. Although apartheid officially lasted between 1948 and 1976, social divisions continue to exist today and dictate how people behave towards one another. It also leads to some individuals…

The Devastating Effects of Online Trolls and Cyberbullying

    Everyone knows that kids can be mean, but with modern technology this phenomenon has escalated to new heights. Damaging young impressionable minds, causing severe depression–and in some cases, even suicide–online trolling and bullying has become a serious issue across the globe. Stories are shared of kids in Japan taking their own lives; young…

TICAD VI – Promoting African Development for the Future

  The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) promotes high-level policy dialogue between African leaders and development partners. Japan proposed the conference to the United Nations in 1991 and held the first event in Tokyo in 1993. Subsequent meetings took place in 1998, 2003, 2008, and 2013 and most recently on Aug. 27-28, 2016.…