Sunday, September 27, 2009

Buy It's Our Turn to Eat via M-Pesa...

Visit the Kenya Shop by Clicking HERE and purchase your own copy via

Friday, September 11, 2009

Peace One Day...

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Awaaz: The Bombay Africans


- Cover Story: The Bombay Africans

- Linguistic Evidence of Bantu Origins of the Sidis of India by Abdulaziz Lodhi

- Alternative Angle: Paradise Revisited by John Sibi-Okumu

- Memories of a Diplomat - Bhupinder Liddar

- Contemporary India-East Africa Relations

o Introduction by Gerard McCann

o Asian Diaspora in Nyanza Province of Kenya by Gordon Onyango Omenyaand Mildred A J Ndeda

o Race Relations between Kenya's Africans and South Asians by Zarina Patel

- Four Generations of the Naidoos in the South African Struggle

- Native African, Wananchi by Ramnik Shah

- The Asian Debate in East African Literature by Mwalimu JKS Makokha

- Bats and Balls: Dr Saleem Rana: Farewell to a distinguished Sportsman and Doctor

- Dialogue through Dance by Neera Kapur

- Origins of a Passage to East Africa by Jarat Chopra

- Art Installation by Prina Shah

- Shailja Patel's Bwagamoyo - The Father: Part II of Migritude

- Book Reviews:

o Child of Dandelions by Shenaaz Nanji reviewed by Sunita Kapila

o Settlers Cookbook: A Memoir of Love, Migration and Food by Yasmin
Alibhai-Brown reviewed by Warris Vianni

o Success with Asian Names by fiona Swee-Lin Price reviewed by John Sibi-Okumu

o Scram from Kenya by James Franks reviewed by Ramnik Shah

o Reading of M G Vassanji by J K S Makokha

o African Identity in Asia by Shihan de Silva reviewed by Shehina Fazal

- Footsteps: Bantu Mwaura (1969-2009) and Tajudeen Abdul-Raheem (1961-2009)

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Poverty Tourism: the new African zoo...

Have a look at this:

Kibera, the friendliest slum in the world and a city of hope

(Click on the picture to take you to the site)

There must be a politician behind this. The donor tap is drying up so you have to find another way to milk those poor bastards. If it ain't a politician, then what kind of sicko thinks we should be selling people living in shit?

Would be curious to hear what others think...