• Having Friends in Power

    Having Friends in Power0

    Why aren’t you writing about it, a former colleague asked. She/He was referring to my practice of analyzing political appointments in Tanzania. In this case, it was in reference to her/his appointment. Her/His appointment, like those of a couple of my other colleagues,  has left me contemplating about what does it mean to have friends in echelons of

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  • On opinions, and how the world needs editors

    On opinions, and how the world needs editors0

    The reading material for my “Evidence-based Management” course at the University of Cape Town contains an early draft of what ended up becoming chapter 1 of Critical Thinking, Science and Pseudoscience. In the book, Dr. Caleb Lack and I argue that phrases like “everybody is entitled to their opinions” are typically trite or misleading. They

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Dear @citizentvkenya, What law bars "disclosing information in relation to terrorism activities"? By not asking this in their reporting, KE media are making a rather uncomfortable bed for themselves. citizentv.co.ke/news…