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Off to London

I’m off to London tonight to attend the Global Voices 2005 Summit. Hard to believe that it’s already been a year since Global Voices was conceived, and I look forward to catching up with everyone and meeting all the people I’ve only known electronically. I’m also looking forward to talking about how the Kenyan blogosphere […]

Alternatives to the current development aid model…

A Der Spiegel interview with Kenyan economist James Shikwati was probably one of the most linked to articles during the Live 8 debate (excerpt below). Now it looks like he’s putting his money where his mouth is…so to speak. Kudos to him and everyone else who is working on alternative solutions to Africa’s problems.


Why do YOU love Africa?

Click here to read other people’s thoughts. One of my favorite’s: I love Africa.I do not find it necessary to say more than this. The statement is surely very clear. Sadly, the ‘I love Africa’ competition has not increased my love but rather filled me with dismay and exasperation, as if it is being used […]

World AIDS Day redux…

I had wanted to do a more substantive post on World Aids Day yesterday but I wasn’t really sure what I exactly I wanted to say. I did know that I wanted to make an effort at being personal and “not hide in numbers, facts, and figures ” as AfroFeminista puts it. This post is […]