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Stanley and the Congo

This is the second part of my account of the biography of H M Stanley as related by Tim Jeal. In the previous part he met Dr Livingstone. 2,954 more words


EIB support new lake Victoria water scheme

At a time when the drought is, once again, affecting the lives of millions of Kenyans, the European Union is supporting a project that can dramatically improve access to clean water for the population of the Kisumu area. 874 more words


KENYA: Migingo Island Once Disputed Between Uganda And Kenya

Migingo is a 2,000-square-metre (0.49-acre; 0.20-hectare) island, in Lake Victoria.

The island was the center of a low-level territorial dispute between Kenya and Uganda and is extremely densely populated. 978 more words

[Away from] Home for the Holidays: Reflections on Christmases Spent Across Oceans

Some memories, in pictures and words, from Christmases spent in Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France; Fez, Morocco; and Kisumu, Kenya. One month past Christmas isn’t too late for a Christmas post, is it? 626 more words


“Toto, I’ve a feeling we are not in Kansas anymore.”

Today started like any other Saturday: I woke up at seven and puttered around making banana pancakes and eating them for breakfast. Then I wandered up to take an armful of books that the current ex-pats have either already read, or don’t want to read, to the library. 437 more words

In Kenya

The Welcoming Committee

I sit with my eyes closed and my head back, facing the warmth of the sun.  The breeze is cool and gentle as it blows my hair just the right amount.  592 more words