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Barack Obama Lays Wreath At The US Embassy Bombing Memorial

US President Barack Obama on Saturday laid a wreath at the Kenyan capital’s Memorial Park in memory of those killed in the 1998 embassy bombing. He placed the wreath on a holder in front of a wall engraved with the names of the dead and stood for a moment in silence. Around a dozen survivors and National Security Advisor Susan Rice also attended. The scene was quiet except for the sound of a fountain just behind Obama and the distant sound of an assembled crowd of well wishers who were kept back by police. The US missions in Nairobi and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, were hit by near simultaneous car...
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Nigeria, not Kenya, is About to Become Africa’s Next Big Technology Hub

Largely off the back of Mpesa, the hugely successful mobile money-transfer system, the Kenyan capital has gained a reputation for technological innovation—and with it an influx of no-strings (or few-strings) development funding that has crowded out some of the private investment searching for tech startups to finance.  Now investors are looking to the other side of the African continent for results. Nigeria, with nearly 200 million people, a growing economy, and no shortage of local problems, stands out as an option. It’s slowly building up a tech sector of its own. The funding circuit is still...
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If Kenya were a person, it would look like her…

As you all know, I carry my camera with me everywhere I go. I usually don’t carry it with me to school because I’m scared of losing my baby. Besides, I travel via the same route everyday and nothing interesting happens, so it’s pretty pointless. I also have lots of books to carry. Anyway, I decided to take my camera to school on Friday because I assumed everyone would be dressed up. Luckily for me, Comfort was also at school and she looked beautiful. Absolutely beautiful. You all remember Comfort, right? The beautiful Kenyan model with a great smile? Yeah I thought so. I went up to her and asked...
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Camden and I, Reunited

Hi everyone, I’m not sure if you remember the post I made when I first visited Camden. Well, I remember that day, especially because I got …

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