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Migingo Island - Population 131

Migingo Island, located in Lake Victoria, near the Kenya-Uganda border, has a population of 131 on half an acre, and is home to “ 28 more words

The Eye of the Sahara

Upon reaching adulthood, many individuals, who live upon this Earth, have already accumulated a whole number of unanswered questions about the surrounding world, phenomenons, events and historical monuments. 1,628 more words


Several people have asked if they can send me something for Christmas. Really, it is crazy to send gifts here! It costs me money to pay the customs, and someone has to go to Migori during the work day to pick up packages from the posta. 317 more words

In Kenya

What Migingo, the world's tiniest disputed island, tells us about international law

Ugandan fishermen pull in their nets at dawn in Lake Victoria, which is shared between Uganda, Kenya and Tanzania.
Reuters/Euan Denholm

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Huge skies

I decided today that the enormous skies here in Africa will be one of the things I miss when I go back to the US. When I emerge from out of the low place in the road, onto the top of a hill and I can see for miles all around, it is a wonderful feeling. 243 more words

In Kenya

Somewhere on Lake Victoria, a man, stands atop a rock.

Somewhere on Lake Victoria, a man, stands atop a rock. His eyes rest on the horizon as he remembers the recurring dream. Jajja is weeping, hot salty tears cascading down her tired rheumy eyes. 282 more words