• Tales of Triumph Over Cancer Despite Depressing Cost of Treatment in Kenya

    Tales of Triumph Over Cancer Despite Depressing Cost of Treatment in Kenya0

    The doctors told my dad to take me home and make me comfortable. There was nothing else they could do, I had about 14 days to live. I had gone to the hospital able to walk on my own but now I had to be wheeled out in wheelchair – the death sentence from the

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  • The varied facets of marriage in Uganda

    The varied facets of marriage in Uganda0

    Getting married in Uganda is becoming a trick. It has of late become very expensive. Couples these days are going all out and all in, to have very lavish weddings. $5000 decor and $1000 suits for the groom plus off course a $3000 wedding gown and that’s just for the first attire. The bridal entourage

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  • Africa: Out of Many, One People

    Africa: Out of Many, One People0

    Traveling across Africa can be very hectic, logistics of travel visas aside; transit hours can be cumbersome and at times outright ridiculous. For some of us the consolation is that travelling across Africa is more often than not an enriching experience. As you travel across Africa you soon realise that out of the continent’s huge

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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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  • Tanzania at the T-Junction

    Tanzania at the T-Junction0

    The protagonists of the recently premiered film, T-Junction, are a marvel to watch. Although dubbed “An Amil Shivji’s film”, it is a collaborative work that brings Tanzanian talents as they attempt to make sense of our society. What is particularly impressive is the way the scriptwriter who also happens to be the director has juxtaposed

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Anthony Masake

Different sides of the same coin. In 2018, someone in Washington DC may, in fact, be more informed about what's happening in Rwanda than a person in Rwanda or Uganda. It's about sources & connections, less about geographical location. @nbstv twitter.com/skaheru/…