Tagarchief: Africa

Mind blowing.. Sahara fertilizes Amazon!

Now this is some extraordinary insight. The Sahara fertilizes the Amazon? Yes, and apparently, without dust from the Sahara, the Latin-American rainforest could not survive. Quite counter-intuitive, isn’t it? It works something like this; The Bodélé depression is a patch … Lees verder

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Aliens take over Kenyan parliament

This picture appeared this week in the The EastAfrican newspaper. Sure, I understand discussing the fears for renewed election violence is necessary, but what about dealing with the green aliens that have invaded the Kenyan parliament first?

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HIV/AIDS in Uganda: Abstinence, condoms and side dishes

HIV/AIDS is on the rise in Uganda. For the Africa Desk, I ventured into the world of sexual networks, side dishes, abstenince programs and condoms. Lees verder

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In Africa, always room for improvisation

Photo of the Week; Pushing boundaries. This poor truck in the desert is overloaded with people and cargo. There is always room for inprovisation. Lees verder

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Ugandans think aid feeds corruption

Ugandans support the Dutch budget cuts to Uganda. Article on RNW’s Africa Desk Lees verder

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Interview about internet censorship in Africa

For an article about internet censorship in Africa I was interviewed about the situation in Uganda. Lees verder

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Uganda’s art scene; Poetry in Session

Poetry in Session is a monthly gathering of poets and spoken word artists in Uganda’s capital Kampala. Article and video about the event. Lees verder

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