Disastrous DeVos

October 23, 2017

Being back in New York definitely has its perks, but it also has its pitfalls, one of these being the immediacy and urgency of news media in daily life. You … Continue reading

Conference in the Clouds

October 21, 2017

Hello friends, and many salams from beautiful New York City.  I have just arrived in the Western world, and am fully enjoying the luxury of consistent electricity, hot water, and … Continue reading

The War Against Women

October 18, 2017

Direct on the heels of my last post in which this year’s Nyerere Day was celebrated with a nod to his philosophies about a Tanzanian citizenry that includes every member … Continue reading

All the President’s Women

October 14, 2017

Check out the opinion piece below written by Sauli Giliard, reprinted from the Tanzania Daily News, titled “Why Women Should Remember Mwalimu Nyerere.” As most of you know, Julius Kambarage … Continue reading

The Waiting

October 10, 2017

Hey kids, sorry this post is so late, things have been a bit hectic ’round these parts.  At any rate, this blog entry is kind of dedicated to Tom Petty, … Continue reading

Tanzania’s Not Tesla

September 28, 2017

I may just be grumpy.  Or old and kvetchy.  Or a “nasty woman.”  But this recent piece from Forbes really chaps my ass. I mean, okay, kudos, right idea with … Continue reading


September 26, 2017

Check out the recent article from The Citizen reprinted below for a story that will give you the warm and fuzzies. It goes without saying that these girls are pretty … Continue reading

Arrested Development

September 23, 2017

Oftentimes, people who do not live here or have not worked in development ask me, “What’s the hardest part of the job?” Could be a lot of answers to that … Continue reading

“I Have Not Even Had Lunch Since I Heard the Results.”

September 9, 2017

This blog entry is a shocking (in a good way) addendum to my last post about the chaos in Kenya following the recent presidential election.  From CNN.com, on September 2nd, … Continue reading

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