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♫ Cruel, Crazy Beautiful World ♫ by Johnny Clegg

It is a strange feeling to come back to a country where you once lived and you aware that you are now a visitor. The advantage being that you savour all that was once familiar……the African sunsets, a late thunderstorm and the warmth of friends.  783 more words

Travel

IN TUNE WITH GREATNESS: THE STORY OF THE RUAHA NATIONAL PARK

There’s a lot that the Ruaha National Park can boast about. Talk anything Ruaha and indeed you will be talking about nothing but greatness. As famed as other parks can be, this one park that lies almost in the middle of Tanzania has a lot to offer in terms of viewing uninterrupted wildlife pattern. 979 more words

Mathematic notation basics

I am brand new to almost anything mathematical; being new, I would appreciate an assist in deciphering (and later using) notation, like this:

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mathscr{R}=\int_0^{\frac{\pi}{2}}\sin^2x\,\ln\big(\sin^2(\tan x)\big)\,\,dx$ 29 more words

Wisdom Is Like A Baobab Tree; No One Individual Can Embrace It

Many of us are on the lookout for the new elixir of life. A surprising candidate which is currently trending, as I believe the phrase is, is the fruit from the one of the most distinctive features of the East African landscape, the remarkable and, dare I say it, pre-historic looking baobab. 487 more words

Culture

The Bassein Fort at Vasai

There is an uneasy calm at the break of dawn on 17th February 1739 at Baçaim, an island off the west coast of India. In the fortified part of Baçaim, the Portuguese Commandant, Sylveira de Menezes, who has been tossing and turning the entire night, finally gives up on trying to sleep and prepares to carry out his first inspection of the day. 1,455 more words

Travel

A Window to the Past: St. Maryam Dearit

Just a few kilometers north of the Italian War Cemetery in Keren is a quaint, graceful site familiar to elders in the country called St. Maryam Dearit. 321 more words

Eritrea