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Reporting tax research in Kenya

01/20/2011 | Panos London

Panos London and Panos Eastern Africa worked with two main partners to convene a workshop for researchers, CSOs and Kenyan media representatives at Lake Naivasha in Kenya on 15–17 November 2009. The first of these partners was CommGAP, a global programme at the World Bank which promotes the use of communication in governance reform programmes….

I was a political prisoner in Tibet for 27 years

01/18/2011 | Divya Gupta

Ama Adhe describes her incredible story to Divya Gupta about her experience of life in Tibet before the Chinese invasion of 1949, and then the life she endured as she was beset by personal tragedy and imprisonment.

From soldier to civilian: the challenge of reintegration

09/21/2010 | Panos London

Overview Armed conflict is an all too familiar theme for journalists in many parts of Africa and Asia. But what happens when the fighting stops? Do people just put down their guns and go home? Do they even have homes to go to? And how will they make a living and support their families? The…

The importance of communication

07/20/2010 | Panos London

Murali Shanmugavelan, head of Panos London's Information Society programme, talks briefly about the role of communication technologies and their impact on citizenship in this think piece ahead of the IAMCR's 2010 conference in Braga, Portugal.

The motivations behind African peacekeeping contributions

04/26/2010 | Tania Ghosh

States that are poorer, have lower "state legitimacy" or lower levels of political repression, are likely to contribute higher number of troops to regional peacekeeping operations suggests a new report.

Afghanistan aid groups say NATO threatens their neutrality

04/21/2010 | Aunohita Mojumdar

Humanitarian groups in Afghanistan say NATO's involvement in development aid threatens to undermine the neutrality of aid workers, as well as putting them in danger. 

Communication at the heart of change

04/16/2010 | Panos London

Communication at the heart of change explains the essential role that information and communication plays in development.

Evicted by the World Cup

04/12/2010 | Mandisi Majavu

Evictees from informal settlements near World Cup venues in South Africa have been promised decent homes. But many feel angry, saying they have been dumped in transit areas far from transport, work and schools.

Developing countries eye top UN climate job

03/18/2010 | Harry Surjadi

The race for the UN's top climate change post is heating up with calls for it to go to a candidate from a developing country. Alongside South Africa, frontrunners include India and Indonesia. We weigh up the candidates.

Kenya: Taxpayers fight back

11/20/2009 | Michael Omondi

Documents revealing how MPs were spending taxes led to outrage in Kenya and helped ensure some of the country’s worst-offending MPs were not re-elected. Tax-payers are increasingly demanding to know how their money is being spent, helping to reduce corruption and mis-management of funds by MPs

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