• Covid-19: the Unheeded Ides of March and lessons for Africa

    Covid-19: the Unheeded Ides of March and lessons for Africa0

    “Beware the ides of March” — these famous words are spoken twice in Shakespeare’s play “Julius Caesar,” warning the titular character of his assassination. The event, which took place on March 15, 44 B.C., has become known as an unlucky date for more than just Caesar. Since then, the month of March, specifically the 15th has been associated with superstitious narratives and

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  • Drones for Social Good in Uganda0

    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 helping

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  • Zambia, Lost Sheep

    Zambia, Lost Sheep0

    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 not

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  • Caregiving for Ghosts

    Caregiving for Ghosts0

    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 been

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  • The pain of coming home

    The pain of coming home0

    By the time the bus decelerates to a squeaking halt, the beating of her heart is almost choking her, reducing her breath to spasms.

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