I once did a contract job with a GIS consulting company and that GIS means Geographic Information System. The GIS consulting company simply offered to pay me to get lost on behalf of other people. Each of us had to go with Google printed maps that had no labels or street names. The assignment was to fill in those missing names so they can be useful to other people. We had about … [Read more...] about Young Africans; Our dreams dare us to take risks.
African students in the 21st century cannot wait to market themselves in a world of global commerce, digital Branding, intellectual sharing and the vast Social Media sites that are building to get the word out there about the talents, abilities and skills that students possess. Students still struggle and have faced more challenges in the past years as institutions struggle to … [Read more...] about African Students Don’t Wait to Market Yourself
I just want to live. Yesterday I had a near-death experience but it was my own choice. It was not an accident neither was I sick. I plunged down a steep slide at Sun City. During the fall, my eyes were shut to the world. All I told myself was that this slide had been done by many people and no one died yet. I just believed I would not reach the bottom with a broken neck or … [Read more...] about This Beautiful African Resort Experience; Sun City!
Sometimes you get a feeling that Malawi is a country in a permanent state of socio-political and economic crisis; from newspaper headlines, political speeches to random chats on social media one wonders how the inhabitants of this peaceful beautiful country get-by day-by-day. The problem is, as I have argued before, because Malawi leaders always opt for quick but temporary … [Read more...] about The link between Alcohol and Mental health in Malawi
The inclusion of technology especially the explosion of wireless technologies provide African American and African children a great opportunity to share their voices. No time in human history has the human voice been able to reach so many people instantly and so powerfully. Digital technologies have embedded themselves in the lifestyles of children, the communication gaps … [Read more...] about African American and African Children Should Be Blogging