Author Archive:

Firoze Manji

Special feature Firoze Manji 1 September 2009

A time for self-determination

The last 12 months have witnessed three major events that have the potential to transform the political landscape: the election of Barack Obama as president of the United States, the present devastating economic and financial …

Book review Firoze Manji 1 September 2006

Reinventing Development: Translating rights-based approaches from theory into practice – Paul Gready and Jonathan Ensor (eds)

In the aftermath of the Second World War, mass mobilizations swept the African continent, as people in villages, farms and cities demanded the right of self-determination and an end to colonial subjugation. The independence governments …

Book review Firoze Manji 1 March 2006

Philanthropy in East Africa – Connie Ngondi-Houghton

There is a dearth of literature on philanthropy in Africa, and this pioneering work on East Africa by Connie Ngondi-Houghton should be warmly welcomed. Ngondi-Houghton starts by looking at what is meant by the term …

Special feature Firoze Manji 1 June 2005

What is social justice funding? – From noblesse oblige to solidarity

From noblesse oblige to solidarity – Firoze Manji King Baudouin Foundation keeping an ear to the ground Funders meet with UN High Commissioner for Human Rights True generosity consists precisely in fighting to destroy the …