Mwalimu George Ngwane speaks to the Rambler newspaper after his Minority Fellowship at the United Nations.
Rambler newspaper: You have just returned from the Minority Fellowship in Geneva, Switzerland. What was it about?
George Ngwane: The Minority Fellowship is a Fellowship within the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner that attracts annually actors from an ethnic, linguistic, national and religious minority background.
George Ngwane delivering an oral statement on the Anglophone problem to the UN Forum on Minority Issues in Geneva, Switzerland
It has both Russian and English-speaking participants selected from a wide range of competitive parameters. This year I was in the company of Fellows from India, Pakistan, Moldova, Ukraine, Colombia, Iraq, Bosnia and Herzegovina and then Japan. So you see it is like a rainbow family drawn from each corner of the globe. We were made to understand that selected Fellows are those who have been consistent in articulating their country’s human rights issues with a particular slant to minority rights.