Monthly Archives: September 2013

Calling Nancy Baraza, CMB Prezzo, Prof. Obel, Tom Cholmondley etc

During the infamous Westgate hostage incident, Kenyans saw one Abdul Haji, a civilian licensed to carry a gun heroically enter the building as he attempted to rescue his brother. As I followed the proceedings online, I suddenly realized that there … Continue reading

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Weekend in Yangon, Myanmar

After spending time in the extremely archaic museum, I’m here at the train Station waiting to board the train for my 3 hour ride around the city. The train station looks a few years older than the antiques I saw … Continue reading

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The Power of being Black and Proud

Black is good, black is powerful – sample this: I got a VIP ticket to attend this historic event, a photo exhibition dubbed “The vanishing tribes of Burma” at the Inya Lake Hotel in Yangon, Myanmar. I stood out from … Continue reading

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Pangoni Beach Hotel

Ladies and Gentlemen, may I present to you Pangoni Beach Hotel, one of the latest additions to Kenya’s North Coast, not very far from Serena Mombasa. The hotel is amazing and provides a picturesque view of the sea (c) Fred … Continue reading

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Stolen future

Innocent kids at the Don Bosco Center in Goma, DR Congo, one of the many sites where IDPs have been camping due to the war between government forces and the M23 rebel movement (c) Fred Otieno, November 2012

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Chukuduu in motion

The Congolese peoples’ reinvention of the bicycle! This wooden bike can carry more than 1 ton of cargo and causes no environmental pollution whatsoever. Place your orders guys 🙂 (c) Fred Otieno, November 2012

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“No Discution”

That was the message on my recent tour of Bongoland where the queen’s language continues to be massacred with impunity

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