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Sokari Ekine · May, 2006

I am a Nigerian living in Spain where I have just resigned from a three year stint as an organic farmer. I started blogging 18 months ago with the idea of presenting a progressive and feminst perspective of Africa and the African Diaspora. I am interested in seeking out ways to encourage more Africans to blog and creating a community of grassroots African bloggers as a way/space for Africans to exchange ideas and strategies for effecting change in our communities, share experiences and tell our own stories in our own words. My other interests include writing poetry, literature, walking, globe trotting, anything geeky and I am fanatical about music. I blog at Black Looks.

Latest posts by Sokari Ekine from May, 2006

South Africa: Women in the academy

Ghana: Foreign Coaches

South Africa: Space progress

Nigeria: Google maps

Togo: World Cup threats

Kenya: Slavery & Colonisation

Sudan: Women prisoners released

Ethiopia: Jews in Israel

Zimbabwe: Murambatsvina

South Africa: Anthology of lesbian writings

Zimbabwe: MDC factions

South Africa: Corrupt apartheid regime

Africa: Fortress Europe

Kenya: innovations

Kikuyumoja’s realm searches for a hands free mobile phone holder for his car in Nairobi and comes up with an excellent innovative alternative to commerical products.

Nigeria: 419 hurting local entrepreneurs

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai rally in Leeds

Africa: Alternative technologies

France: Massacre of Algerians

Botswana: Radio drama on HIV

Ethiopia: More websites barred.

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