Latest posts by Ndesanjo Macha from December, 2005
Gambian reports that the Gambian president, Yahya Jammeh has perfected the art of con artistry.
An eye witness account of genocide in Darfur, Sudan from the Darfur blog.
Dumisani argues that journalists, writers, and thinkers miss the “point” when it comes to their analysis and coverage of Africa.
Chippla writes about Abacha's ghost haunting Nigeria.
Timbuktu Chronicles informs us about a solar-powered community center in Ghana.
Farrel Lifson writes in Politics.za about report card rating South African cabinet. President Thabo Mbeki gets a B.
Mental Acrobatics names the oldest person to start primary education in Kenya, Mzee Maruge, the person of the year. Mzee Maruge spoke at the United Nations about the importance of free primary education.
Mawazo na Mawaidha from Kenya follows closely localization of different versions of computer software and programs in Swahili. This week he writes and comments briefly on the launching of Swahili Windows and Office programs. Kilinux (the Open Swahili Localization Project) released its open source Swahili office suite, Jambo Open Office,...
Mawazo na Mawaidha writes about the new Bob Marley CD. He specifically likes the song, Slogan, one of seven songs found in Marley’s working room. The song, which features Eric Clapton on guitar, was produced by Bob Marley’s children, Stephen and Ziggy. Dira Yangu, writing from Uganda, asks his readers...