Are Politicians inherently unethical?

Staying with the  “ethics” theme, I wold like to focus on Politicians today. Since I wrote about the issue of Housing Allowances for UK MPS there have been more revelations about MP’s expenses here in the UK. We have learned in … Read More

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The Ethics of designing development programmes

In trying to address this issue a good start would be to understand that meaning assigned to the word Ethics. The meaning I assign to the word Ethics is derived from the African ideology/philosophy of Ubuntu which is about how … Read More

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How can business contribute to sustainable peace?

As someone that lived through 20 years of civil wars in Idi Amin’s Uganda etc, I can say that my experience of both poverty and absence of peace is hard earned. Business needs certain conditions or the right environment to … Read More

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An English Cow in Africa

No folks, I am not being rude but you may remember my blog on how an english cow changed an African woman’s life. Well you would not believe it if I told you that on 14 May 09 I actually … Read More

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Third world debt is rich pickings for vultures

Whilst driving home today I tuned into the evening news on BBC Radio 4  I heard something that left me dumb founded. I actually didn’t think that it was possible to be shocked or surprised by what is wrong with … Read More

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Is volunteering a waste of time?

My immediate reaction to this question is another question. Why would anyone say so? The reason I would ask such a question is because when you volunteer be it your time or services you do so of your own free … Read More

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What would you do if I gave you an English cow?

Strange question you might think  and like my friend Margs you would probably think I have lost the plot, her answer to this question was “I would make a beef Casserole”!! But when Helen Kongai a woman  in a remote African village in Easterrn … Read More

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Ethical gifts at ethnic supplies

We have travelled through East Africa andMadagascar to bring you the best African textile and handicrafts from female producers who cut, sew, knit and bead. Because our products are handmade there maybe a variation in size or the slight imperfection. … Read More

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