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EidSo it’s Eid in Ghana today, and it’s also Kwame Nkrumah’s birthday!! Talk about celebration and holidays!!! Eid was yesterday here in the US and in most parts of the world, and I had a pretty memorable Eid. Spent it with family in Virginia, and boy, what an…

Meet Ruby Mac. She might look like an ordinary mac computer, but she’s far from being commonplace. This special kid has got a mum and a name. The origins of her name reside in the ruby-colored cover on her back and the fact that she’s a…take a wild…

It’s about 3am, and I think last night was a night well-spent. As you’ve probably noticed (or haven’t, if you just got on here), Circumspect is all cleaned up, tucked away in drawers, and operating like clockwork. I finally came across a template I liked which was also…

I’ve been feeling a pull for a while now. A pull towards something else. Something new. Something different. A pull to writing about something non-developmental. Sure development will always be a part of who I am, and inshallah I will pursue my career in that area. But right…

Hi All!!!It’s been a while since I wrote something personal on here. Seriously, I’m beginning to think I should have a blog for personal stuff and one for development issues etc. But then again, that wouldn’t really work since writing about development stuff is as personal as it…

Angela Wainaina(center) was an exceptional and beautiful person, both inside and out. To some she was a sister, a daughter and a friend. To others, she was that voice on the radio who represented their struggles and talked about the issues that others avoided. To many of the…

** This is a testimonial on identity that I wrote for my Intergroup Dialogue Class. Comments and criticism are welcome, but should be constructive and respectful.I have always been one to ponder things, so I stumbled upon the fact that I am complex quite early in my life.…

I feel the need to write, for I know not how else to express myselfTo let these words surge forth from inside me, a weak reflection of the intensity of my feelings, yet nevertheless quite helpful in relaying what the blur of sensations is likeI feel the need…

Okay, since I seem to be on a trend of being very personal with my entries, here’s one that might be pushing the edge a bit. In recent times I find myself opposing or rejecting just about everything I thought I knew about myself, life, and so on.…

I often remark to myself about how similar our lives are to the very systems we set up.Like cars speeding on the highway, we seem to head in similar directions but often end up at different destinationsNow, before you contend the fact that we head in similar directions,…

Hi All, It’s Senior Year!!! I am back on campus and I have been soooooooooooooooo busy since I got back so I haven’t been able to update you guys about much. I am currently taking a whole bunch of awesome classes (Economic Development –we actually get to attend…