Fireside Hosts “Mo & Me” Screening at Tribeca Cinemas

  On September 17th, Fireside hosted a screening of the documentary film "Mo & Me" about legendary Kenyan photojournalist Mohamed "Mo" Amin. Produced and presented by Mohamed's son, Salim, the documentary traces his father's life from his childhood in Dar Es Salaam through his untimely death during an airline hijacking. For over 30 years, Amin presented the worl...
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Fireside Affiliate Juliet Kavishe discusses sustainable African design at Political Salon

On Thursday, May 16, Fireside Research and the World Policy Institute hosted Juliet Kavishe, a Namibia-based interior architect for a Political Salon on the role of African designs in sustainable agriculture. Held at the New School's Center for Public Scholarship in New York, the Salon began with a brief presentation by Ms. Kavishe. Starting with different regional examples of ...
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Fireside hosts “After the Spotlight” video conference on Kenyan Elections

Overview At the Fireside After the Spotlight event, Eddie Mandhry of NYU’s Africa House moderated a conversation on the challenges facing the country featuring John Githongo, longtime anti-corruption activist and current CEO of Inuka Kenya and Kwame Owino, CEO of the Institute of Economic Affairs – Kenya. Background After Kenya’s 2007 elections resulted in widespr...
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Event: New York Peace Institute to screen Mara Tshibaka’s “The Shadow Effect: Congo” Friday, Nov. 2

The New York Peace Institute will be screening Fireside Affiliate Mara Tshibaka's film on the conflict in the DRC: "The Shadow Effect: Congo" Friday Nov. 2, at 6pm in Brooklyn. It is a fascinating look at violence, recovery, and hope as told from local perspectives. For more information and to RSVP follow this link. Hope to see you all there!
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