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July 2008

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…And at the end of the day, when all is said and done, you inhale, and then exhale. Alhamdulilahi (Thanks be to God)My 21st year has been simply exceptional. It was a year of so many blessings – in circumstances, realisations, people, places, ideas, notions…gosh, a myriad of…

Okay, so I have been back on the continent (by the continent I mean Africa) for about 2 weeks, and I have finally been re inducted into the genetic makeup. And by ‘re-inducted into the genetic makeup I don’t mean that there was an official welcoming ceremony where…

Sometimes ignorance is a cloak that protects us from our sad realities. The G8 summit is currently underway in Tokyo, Japan and world leaders are addressing issues related to international trade, the current energy and food crises as well as Africa’s development. Honestly speaking, it’s time to quit…

Reminders. So far I have been in Senegal for about a week and every nook and cranny seems to echo strong reminders – reminders of who I am, where I come from, what the real-life, on the ground, living conditions are, and most importantly, why I am undertaking…