THE AFRICA WE NEED IN 2013

It is 1400 hours Kenyan time and I am thinking about the year that has gone by….. What does 2013 hold for Africa as a continent and for its beautiful people…? If global trends are anything to go by 2013 will be great for online businesses and if Africa hopes to reap gain from this trendContinue reading “THE AFRICA WE NEED IN 2013”

AID WILL NEVER SAVE AFRICA

A long time ago when I was still an impressionable 20-year-old,I wanted to work for the United Nations . somewhere remote,wild where people were in dire straits was my preferred option. Aid organisations in Africa are a dime a dozen and their fleets of four-wheel drives are always zooming past you on a mission to save someContinue reading “AID WILL NEVER SAVE AFRICA”

AFRICA’S FATHER FIGURES ……..

Being a Bantu from Eastern Africa I have been struck recently by how words which color both my language and our national language Swahili have in common with Shona that is spoken in parts of Southern Africa especially Zimbabwe. Swahili for anyone not familiar with the language is the most colorful language in the world.It is spatteredContinue reading “AFRICA’S FATHER FIGURES ……..”