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Kony 2012, Africa and development

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y4MnpzG5Sqc] Much has been posted on the famed Kony 2012 campaign, with it’s 100 million hits, supporters and critics. The video begins with the premise of a new form of media allowing for a grassroots revolution. The fall of the campaign shows the double edged sword of modern media, with the same voices able to […]

Africa, Reconciliation and Environment

During the Pope’s trip to Benin in Africa there have been a few statements relevant to the environment. Most of the message of the trip has centered on “hope”, as well as moral and spiritual matters. Pope Benedict XVI insisted throughout his trip, and especially in his Apostolic Exhortation Africae munus, that Africa is a sign […]