Here are the bits and pieces that I’ve been reading this week.
- Goodbye Africa: Reflections on a continent – in which departing McLatchy corr Shashank Bengali writes about his domestic staff, but not in the usual expat way. This is moving and heartfelt
- “I am a British journalist” – in which much missed Khartoum-based blogger Meskel Square returns to the fray
- Altitudes and other adjustments – in which the scientifically-illiterate doubters from my time in Nairobi will understand why I used to boil my eggs for an additional two min, compared with the UK
- Africa United – the new blog for Steve Bloomfield’s book on African football