Events & Courses

This year in the Horn of Africa
In Ethiopia, elections in May 2015 resulted in victory for the ruling Ethiopian Peoples Democratic Front (EPRDF) with 100 percent of the seats in parliament. While met with incredulity...MORE >
A woman casts her vote at a polling station in a camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in North Darfur on April 11, 2016, AFP.
In 2015, Sudan experienced a further escalation of wars, associated with gross human rights violations in Darfur, South Kordofan and Blue Nile. Despite numerous rounds of peace negotiations...MORE >
This year in South Sudan (Part 2)
In the parallel universe that has become South Sudan, negotiations between the government and the political and armed opposition groups have been just as problematic as Sudan’s internal...MORE >
Customary power struggles in the Kivus: Looking beyond the local
In 1977, following allegations of poor leadership and disloyalty towards the Mobutist regime, the then mwami, Simba Nyamugira Henri, laid down his administrative functions, which were taken...MORE >
Tafari Wossen 1940-2016
Tafari Wossen, one of the founding Fellows of the Rift Valley Institute, died in Washington DC in June 2016, at the age of 76, after a long illness. A former civil servant, he was a veteran...MORE >
Vue sur le village de Lukaraba, Waloaluanda dans le territoire de Walikale
Le groupement Waloaluanda est situé dans le secteur de Wanianga, en territoire de Walikale (Nord-Kivu). Majoritairement peuplé des Batembo, ce groupement est parmi les plus enclavés de...MORE >
Fighting between competing factions of South Sudan’s government in its capital left the world’s youngest country teetering on Saturday, the fifth anniversary of its independence. The...MORE >
Today, the Redsea Cultural Foundation supported by the Rift Valley Institute, with the assistance of the European Union, launched the "Hargeysa Cultural...MORE >
Redsea Cultural Foundation is delighted to host Shakespeare’s Globe for the performance of one of the greatest English language plays ever written – Shakespeare’s sublime story of treachery...MORE >
Halista Tahriibka iyo Qisada Maxamed X. Geeldoon
Maxamed Xuseen Geeldoon waa 27 sano jir, dhowr jeer isku dayey inuu u tahriibo Yurub balse ku guuldarraystay. Dhibaato, rafaad badan iyo sannado badan oo ka lumay cimirigiisa ka dib, waxaa...MORE >
The Shading Tree Fund—scholarships for Eastern and Central Africa
The RVI scholarship fund is relaunched this month as the RVI Shading Tree Fund. This follows a generous donation from the family of Ranald Boyle, a former District Commissioner in South...MORE >
Carrada ayaan dhunkannay waa sheeko ku saabsan dhibaatada tahriibka
Maxamed Xuseen Geeldoon, waa nin da' yar oo soo maray tahriib halis ah oo uu dhulka saxaraha kaga gudbay oo gaadhay Libya. Doon ayaa la qalibmi gaartay, wuu silcay oo wuu rafaaday, ka dibna...MORE >

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