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A travers le monde, l’uniforme revêt une valeur symbolique indéniable. Que ce soit dans les services de sécurité, dans la prison, à l’hôpital, à l’école ou dans des clubs sportifs, l’uniforme est un élément d’identification et de différenciation. L’uniforme militaire et policier représente l’autorité de l’Etat, unit ceux qui servent sous le…

On ne peut comprendre la vie quotidienne du policier à Bukavu sans aussi considérer son social et les difficultés liées à celui-ci. La réforme de la police avait donné l’espoir aux policiers de voir leurs conditions de vie s’améliorer. Aujourd’hui, cependant, cet espoir s’est transformé en déception et frustration. La vie privée du policier est…

Selon le premier World Internal Security Police Index (WISPI) de l’année 2016 publié cette année, un index qui classe les institutions policières du monde selon quatre critères (capacité, procédures, légitimité, résultats), la Police Nationale Congolaise (PNC) de la République démocratique du Congo (RDC) a pris l’avant dernière…

The Chiefs’ High Court in Pibor town is located along the Pibor River, which—due to unusually high rains at levels not seen since 2012—had inundated the town, making the court an island surrounded by water. But on 21 and 22 October, the flood notwithstanding, the court house was full. I sat quietly in the back among some thirty youth from…

On Wednesday 22 November 2017, Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the fourth radio show about the South Sudan National Archives, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and UNESCO, with Norway’s financial support. The show was hosted by Clement Wani Cirisio and looked at an appeal by the peace…

On Wednesday 15 November 2017, Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the third radio show about the South Sudan National Archives, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and UNESCO, with Norway’s financial support. The show was hosted by Rosemary Ochinyi and looked at a document preserved through the…

Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute aired the second radio show about the South Sudan National Archives on Wednesday 8 November 2017, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and UNESCO, with Norway’s financial support. This edition looked at an extract of the Gospel of St Mark from a 1952 Bible, translated…

Chief Morris Ngor of the Buoyar Chiefdom (Western Dinka in South Sudan) is the oldest chief in the Apuk Dinka. He ascended to his position of communal power in 1973, when his father, who was also a chief, was killed by the Khartoum based regime because of his support to the liberation struggle of Anyanya I. Chief Morris’s forty-five years of…

Eye Radio and the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) aired the first of a five-part radio series about the South Sudan National Archives (SSNA) on Wednesday 1 November 2017, in coordination with the South Sudan Ministry of Culture, Youth and Sports and UNESCO, with Norway’s financial support. The show’s host, Rosemary Ochinyi, and three South Sudanese…

It might be shorter to list those who were not critical of international election observers in Kenya.  Following the historic decision of Kenya’s Supreme Court to nullify the August 8 presidential elections, international election observation missions (EOMs) have been pummelled. Leading human rights activist Maina Kiai said: ‘There is something…