Farewell Nelson

Today Africa – nay, the world – lost a great man. I never met Nelson Mandela but I feel as though I knew him as a friend, a father, a grandfather. We shall mourn this great soldier who paid a great price – being jailed and hidden away in a desolate island for decades, being …

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Announcing Open2063: A civil Society network

Today, I was excited to be part of the launch of the Open2063 initiative, which is a network of Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) that care about transparency, accountability and citizen participation. The initiative’s purpose is to build this network of CSOs to contribute to Africa2063, a process that the African Union is driving to plan …

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Kenya Airways: Perfecting the cattle class feel

My latest trip to Seoul, Korea was an enchanting one, filled with some very new experiences for me and I will write about those separately. On this post, I wanted to take the time to catalogue my flight experience which was remarkable in itself. I had a KQ ticket to Seoul and back – economy, …

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