C'est une première expérience sur ce blog littéraire. Le texte ici publié n'a pas été écrit par moi, mais par un aîné basé en Franche-Comté, amoureux des lettres, promoteur de rencontres littéraires à Besançon, et universitaire, j'ai nommé Jean-Michel Nzikou. Il revient sur l'essai Le Sanglot de l'homme noir d'Alain Mabanckou qui continue de susciter des nombreuses réactions.
There has been much gnashing of teeth at the decision made by the editor of City Press, Ferial Haffajee, to remove a photo of Bretty Murray's The Spear from the newspaper's website. When it comes to the media, the ANC ... Continue reading →
Cross posted from PC Advisor Safaricom has become the first mobile operator in Africa to open up its network for Internet Protocol version 6 testing through its partnership with iHub Nairobi, an initiative aimed at bringing together application and content developers. Safaricom has been running IPv6 on its network for the last year but had [...]
Left the bay in the same way we found it 2 years ago; enveloped in cotton cloud of morning fog. Winding down Grizzly Peak's curves, redwoods and eucalyptus trees emerge from the fog like a rusted old memory. The gloom is repressive as we tear our hearts away from what has become our home. In 6 years of marriage, this was the longest time we had spent in a single location and its easy to see why. The bay area immediately captures you with its otherworldly beauty but then charms its way into your life through its quirks, cuisine and culture.
It feels as if it was just yesterday that I was driving on the road from Kampala to Mbale when Kristi and I received the news that I had been accepted to UC-Berkeley. We were so excited about the prospect of moving to California and getting to experience the bay area. Now more than 2 years later I'm putting on a graduation gown and we are packing up our Uhaul to head back to Florida. It's all over and I almost cannot believe that it has gone by this fast. Reflecting back on all the friendships we made, the foods we ate, the road trips we took and the experiences we had; it was an incredible time which will leave an indelible footprint on our memories. Since no one is interested in reading my top 1000 highlights of the last 2 years, I'll stick to the top 10.
For those who are frequent users/observers of the Kenyan social networking platforms, you may have picked up on/engaged in trends and initiatives that arise from frustration or a need to transform the status quo as regards service in the private and public sector alike. You've probably used the #TwitterBigStick to express indignation towards poor service, [...]
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