Recently, I had the opportunity to chat with Silver Kayondo, the Co-Founder and CEO of DroneNerds Africa (Uganda) Limited. The company specializes in frontiering the use of commercial drones/UAVs in agriculture, construction, GIS mapping, environmental compliance monitoring, and humanitarian refugee support in Uganda. During the meeting, we talked about the ways his company is helpingREAD MORE
Zambians are amazing people. They can take anything from anyone. We are a lost sheep. We have lost the love for one another. We are jealous of each other, we fight one another. Even in families today we no longer celebrate each other’s successes with sincere hearts, we have broken Christian values. We do notREAD MORE
My memory is again in the way of your history. Agha Shahid Ali, Farewell. I’ve been wondering about the role of apathy. We read about it and talk about it often. Even as we try and figure out how to best present a story we ask ourselves “why should I care?” This question has beenREAD MORE
By the time the bus decelerates to a squeaking halt, the beating of her heart is almost choking her, reducing her breath to spasms.READ MORE
In the present-day world, families continue to be an important part of society, but not as important as they were 10 years ago. But then also, that theory of thought depends on how we define families.READ MORE
Have you ever wondered what role music has to play in the struggle for the democratization of Africa or any given society for that matter?READ MORE
In less than two weeks, Pope Francis will kick off his maiden tour of the African continent when his plane lands at Jommo Kenyatta International Airport on 27th November.READ MORE
By Paul Shalala A 47 year old Anglican Priest, who is living with HIV has taken to social media to encourage positive living and discourage fellow clergymen from stopping HIV positive congregants from taking Anti-Retroviral Therapy (ARV) drugs. Reverend Stuart Bweupe, the priest in charge at Kabwe North Parish, has been posting Facebook and WhatsAppREAD MORE
“plus ça change, plus c’est la même chose” Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr I wonder if Jean Baptiste knew that these words would later shape themselves into a phrase that would be echoed across the world and be widely relevant almost 200 years later. Although perhaps, the phrase itself would show that it was here to stay,READ MORE
“For the purposes of this Convention, “enforced disappearance” is considered to be the arrest, detention, abduction or any other form of deprivation of liberty by agents of the State or by persons or groups of persons acting with the authorization, support or acquiescence of the State, followed by a refusal to acknowledge the deprivation ofREAD MORE
Dear Kenyans, While debunking GoK lies on #TurkanaDrought, we must not lose sight of the humanity and dignity of victims. As @njokingumi reminds me in a different context, we must not see them "as a campaign, more than as [people] who need multiple levels of care at every point." twitter.com/Roncliff…
#PressPass KE Media has failed to properly frame the issues. They only talk of "drought" when people are starving and dying. Not the chronic nature of the crisis. The current situation was predicted last December by the Famine Early Warning System Network. But media was asleep.
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