Earlier this year in May 2018, the local elections were coming up in Nigeria’s Southern Kaduna. There were nervous expectations that the elections would bring with it political violence. In fact, in the last decade, every local election had been preceded by or followed by some form of violence.
Published on 28/11/2018
"People are taking the law into their own hands," says Osai Ojigho, director for Amnesty International in Nigeria. “The biggest problem,” says human rights activist Sarli Sardou Nana, “is that the perpetrators are not punished.
Published on 08/11/2018
In recognizing the effectiveness and relevance of the Global Peace Foundation (GPF) interfaith approach taken in Nigeria, GPF Uganda began conducting a pilot One Family Under God Campaign in partnership with the Interreligious Council of Uganda.
Published on 19/09/2018
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.”
Published on 21/08/2018
News: Regional and International Leaders Explore New Models of Peace and Development at Global Peace Leadership Conference 2018 in Uganda
The Global Peace Leadership Conference 2018 East Africa/Great Lakes Region hosted in Kampala, Uganda, highlighted the potential of African countries as models of peacebuilding and sustainable development.
Published on 17/08/2018
In the Media: Global Peace Leadership Conference Highlights New Conflict Resolution Models in Africa
Kampala, Uganda— Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Uganda hosted the Global Peace Leadership Conference (GPLC) on August 1-2 under the theme, “Moral and innovative leadership: new models for sustainable peace and development.”
Published on 08/08/2018
Published on 07/08/2018
"If you want to go fast, go alone; but if you want to go far, go together."—African proverb
Published on 25/07/2018
Members of the Southern Kaduna Peace and Reconciliation Committee working with Global Peace Foundation (GPF) Nigeria for peace in Southern Kaduna held a Dialogue Forum with Security Agencies on May 10 in Kafanchan.
Published on 22/05/2018