International Day Of Peacekeepers 2023: Peace Begins With Me

International Day of Peacekeepers

In Africa, inter-ethnic, regional, and border clashes are the key drivers of conflicts, additionally, the spread of political propaganda and misinformed ideologies are factors that also contribute to acts of violence. Through local and international interventions, systems have been put up to improve justice, coordination, and harmony among African countries. And that has worked, however, […]

Why We Engage Primary School Teachers In Peacebuilding Work


Re-Imagining New Communities is founded on the idea of bringing together different communities, enabling connections and sustainable collaborations through peacebuilding, cultural exchange and conversations. The organization collaborates with a number of stakeholders in the education, religion and creative sectors to support peacebuilding efforts in rural and urban settlements of Kenya. Particularly, Re-Imagining New Communities works […]

What Happened?

While we bask in the glory and splendor of the present, it is easy to forget about the awe and aesthetic beauty of the past. Let us flash back to the time before Africa and particularly Kenya was ‘civilised’. African lifestyle was original and their culture was original and uncorrupted. Until westernization happened. According to […]

Mental Health and Peace

Mental Health & Peace

Are our thoughts worth so much more after we are no more? Reality threatens that ‘yes’ is the answer. We tend to acquire a new keenness and attention to detail when little or nothing we can do about a situation. It’s the case with the mental health situation in our communities today; we notice all […]

Peace: The Community Lifeline

They say the future is female, but I ask myself whether that is not a sexist’s point of view. We live in times where the sex of the future is not the primary concern but whether the future is there. The most fundamental institution of our communities is heading south and could lose its essence […]

Elections and Peace

Elections and Peace

It’s almost that time of year again, when the air is thick with dust from large vehicles, when religious services are transformed into political rallies, and when funerals are compelled to become political rallies. We aren’t afraid to be bitten again, even though we have already been bitten once. Peace has been preached for a […]

The Tribal Red Flag

Since colonial times to post-colonial and current times of evolving political cultures and social structures, tribalism has been adamantly prevalent in Kenya. This vice has adversely affected the development of the country leading to economic discrimination to unmerited employment opportunities. Under and overrepresentation of different tribes in the civil service is evident. Politics has heightened […]

Peace Is Love, But Is Love Peace?

Peace Is Love, But Is Love Peace

To be young and in love in modern day is what young people call a flex but, is this really love or is it a wave of darkness that has blinded us to think that it’s love? We live in a broken world full of broken people and fire can’t put out fire so the […]

Peace Building For Sustainable Development

Peace, development

Peace is a key factor to consider in achieving sustainable development. The poorest populations are on a high percentage from unstable and conflict stricken regions. Goal 16 of the17 Sustainable Development Goals is to “promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions […]