AJF:Newsletter[quarterly]"Africa NOW" No.106
Africa Japan Forum (AJF) works with African People for African People's better life.
Africa NOW No.106
Issued on 31st October, 2016 by Africa Japan Forum (AJF)
pp.2-5 gStudying in Tokyo, building a prosperous community in Africah by Kinyua Laban Kithinji
(pp.2-3: Japanese version / pp.4-5: English original version)
Laban, who volunteered to introduce Kenya for African Kids Club at an event in 2015, now answers one of the most typical questions to students from foreign countries especially Africa: what triggered him to come to Japan far from his home coun- try. He also shares his college life and current research on poverty at Sophia University, as well as his ginvestmenth in Kenya to help young people stave o risks of drag and alcohol dependence.
pp.6-9 gHealth care and foreign aid in Africah by KAMIYA Yasuhiko
KAMIYA introduces his experience as a health care specialist in three di erent places (Northern Ghana, Western Kenya and Central Kenya). He also shared his views on foreign aid in health care sector.
pp.10-11 gJapan-Africa Childrenfs Book Project (JACBOP)h by SAKUMA Yumiko
SAKUMA introduces three main activities of the Japan-Africa Childrenfs Book Project (JACBOP), which has 100 mem- bers: (i) provide continuous supports for Dream Library launched in two locations in Kenya, (ii) deliver books for literacy educations and pleasure to kids in Africa and (iii) convey African culture and information about kids in Africa to kids in Japan.
pp.12-13 gIntroduction of modern Swahili novel eKichwamajifh by ONODA Fuko
ONODA introduces eKichwamajif, a modern Swahili novel written by Euphrase Kezilahabi. She touches upon personal history and previous works of the author then represents the story and a couple of key themes of the novel eKichwamaji,f which are sexually-transmitted diseases and hydrocephalus.
pp.14-15 gReading a book eDisability and development in Africafh by SUZUKI Yoichi
SUZUKI puts comments on a book gDisability and development in Africah which is compilation of theses on the govern- mental policy for people with disabilities and various undertakings initiated by disabled people themselves in African coun- tries. He said he was inspired by the slogan gNothing About Us Without USh which he believed is applicable to the modern society in Japan.
pp.16-17 On the spot in Africa - NIGERIA: gMemories of life with sisters at Catholic Center in Onit- shah by KAWADA Kaoru
KAWADA describes her visit to the Catholic Center in Onitsha, Southwest Nigeria. A er a brief on the situation of sisters at the center, she narrates her experience working as a volunteer at an evacuation site for victims of ood of Niger River. In her narration, she recounts the situation of pregnant women in the site and the doctorfs activities for them.
pp.18-19 AKC relay essay: gMy style, my lifeh by TAMURA Bright Manfred Teru
African Kids Club(AKC), initiated ten years ago, is now full of activities including a summer camp and a charity futsal event. is relay essay is for kids of AKC an opportunity to express their opinions freely. In this issue, TAMURA shares his life at school, his hobby and future plan.
Back cover Postscript (eHitotsu no musubime to shitef in Japanese) and record of activities
- No105, 30th June 2016
- No104, 31st December 2015
- No103, 30th September 2015
- No102, 30th April 2015
- No101, 31st January 2015
- No100, 28th February 2014
- No99, 31st October 2013
- No98, 31st May 2012 2012
- No97, 28th February 2013
- No96, 30th November 2012
- No95, 31st July 2012 2012
- No94, 31st March 2012
- No93, 31st January 2012
- No92, 31st October 2011
- No91, 31st May 2011
- No90, 31st January 2011
- No89, 30th September 2010
- No88, 31st July 2010
- No87, 28th February 2010
- No86, 30th November 2009
- No85, 31st July 2009
- No84, 31st March 2009
- No83, 31st January 2009
- No82, 20th October 2008
- No81, 30th June 2008
- No80, 31st March 2008
- No79, 31st December 2007
- No78, 20th October 2007
- No77, 20th July 2007
- No76, 25th March 2007
- No75, 31st December 2006
- No74, 31st October 2006
- No73, 25th July 2006