China & me: the beginning

This year, I have resolved to learn how to speak and write in Mandarin, China’s official languange. I have also resolved to try my damnedest to go to China on holiday in 2012. Why? Because it is fast becoming clear to me that China is going to overtake America as the world’s most important country …

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Kenyan Pundit new Google Policy manager for Africa

The best news I saw while on holiday at the close of 2009 is that Ory Okolloh, better known as blogger Kenyan Pundit, is to be the new Google Policy Manager for Africa. This is very good news for Africa, because the former Executive Director of Ushahidi, truly is passionate about Africa and understands the …

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Electric Cars: is Kenya ready?

Forget the major issues of availability of electricity and so on. Kenya, along with the rest of sub-saharan Africa, is among the countries that would most be affected by the whole question of Global Warming. Incidentally, the Kenyan middle class (and the East African middle class in general) is buying cars like never before – …

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