A king is born? A wise man? Anyway, can’t say much more about this particular snap
ME (VIA PHONE): Well I’m having a bit of difficulty getting access on election night. The place is swarming with press and the Obamas are a bit fed up with it all. I’ve just bought them a goat though so I think I should get in for that piece we discussed… ED: Oh, thanks. (CLICK … More African Advent Calendar: Day 18, A GOAT
Well… two actually, proving it’s difficult to keep your sanctions-busting arsenal secret when anyone can peruse your Chinese-built hardware using nothing more sophisticated than Google Earth. Thanks to Andrei Chang at Kanwa Defense Review Monthly for the image.
This arrives in my email inbox, from John Prendergast, presumably by mistake… Dear Friends, Help Enough Stop Crimes Against Humanity Sometimes it’s hard to be optimistic when you’re working against genocide, rape as a weapon of war, and child soldier recruitment. But what we’re doing at the Enough Project is helping to build a constituency … More Keep Up The Good Work JP
Each bucket weighs almost 75lb when full with sticky, white latex sap. But Amos Mulbh was still able to manoeuvre nimbly over fallen trees in Firestone’s Harbel plantation. After all, he had learned how to balance the thin wooden beam across his thin shoulders when he was just 12. I met Amos a in 2006 … More My African Advent Calendar: Day 16, A BUCKET
The BBC’s Adam Mynott gets his feet wet retrieving his ball from a wayward tee shot at Nairobi’s Race Course par-three second hole (if memory serves).
She was always a bit fat and a bit lazy. Not really what you want in a racehorse. Riyah – named after the Arabic for wind – was the outcome of a genetic experiment, a cross between a purebred Arabian and a local Sudanese horse. It never quite worked out for her connections picking up … More My African Advent Calendar: Day 14, A HORSE