Africans Are Hospitable, But What’s Up With Service in Africa? February 23, 2011 I received a letter last week from… Read the full article → How to get World Vision to stop sending gifts-in-kind to developing co

World Vision USA: Not with the shirts again, stop it already!

February 12, 2011

World Vision USA plans to ship 100,000 discarded NFL shirts to developing countries after the Super Bowl. No, it is not Jason Sadler again. A respected chorus of smart aid critics are setting their targets on World Vision’s practice of donating the NFL’s “misprinted” shirts. This is a practice that has to be stopped because it is terribly destructive to local economies.

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HOPSTOPping Through Uganda…When Will That Be Possible?

February 11, 2011

One of my favorite iPhone apps is…

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It’s Amazing What 140 Characters Can Give Birth To!

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As I write my first blog posting…

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Power to the People – Yay Egypt!!!

February 3, 2011

The people of Egypt have taken a…

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Literature Review of the African Diaspora in the UK

January 28, 2011

Here is an opportunity that I think…

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Message to Davos: Don’t forget Africa, my opinion piece on CNN

January 26, 2011

I penned an opinion text for CNN…

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On the events in Côte d’Ivoire

January 25, 2011

Not too long ago, Côte d’Ivoire held…

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Diaspora at Work: Uganda’s Andy Kristian focuses on peaceful change

January 19, 2011

As we kick in a new year…

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Thoughts on the Darfur genocide

January 16, 2011

I am not sure how many of…

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Women of Kireka documentary by Cody Punter

December 20, 2010

Women of Kireka Documentary from Project Diaspora…

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Villages in Action Press Release

November 24, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Project Diaspora Presents VIA:…

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TEDxPoor is dead: Long live Villages in Action

November 1, 2010

On Saturday, November 27, the microphone will be mounted stage center in this little quaint village. We welcome the world to join us in a frank discussion on the state of poor. We’ll discuss the MDGs and what our role is in achieving them by 2015 (and what we were already doing).

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Calling all Diaspora members working with Information Computer Technology for Development (ICT4D)!

October 21, 2010

We got in touch with Loren Treisman, Trust Executive of the Indigo Trust in London. The Indo Trust is looking to support ICT4D projects on the continent championed by members of the Diaspora. Of course we are giddy as these are two of the biggest ingredients in our daily meal here at PD – the Diaspora and technology. So if you are working on something that matches the description below, then you need to get in contact with Loren, like pronto. We encourage you to spread the word about this fabulous opportunity. If you know anyone or group working in this arena, please do pass along the information.

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DAW: A conversation with Kenya’s Dr. Richard Wamai

October 18, 2010

Dr. Wamai, to me, is one such luminary that I’d like to highlight in this new episode of Diaspora at Work (DAW). Thoughts on the reaspora, global health, remittances, MDGs, Kenya’s Diaspora, the state of education in Kenya are among some of the topics we covered in this short episode.

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Diaspora and the cloud

September 18, 2010

Last September, I had the privilege of…

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Press Release: Updates on First African Innovation & Entrepreneurship Conference (Lagos, Nigeria)

September 16, 2010

The Adwuma Mbomu Project Team (“AM”), which…

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World Bank Wants Your Voice: What would you fund to fight poverty? [UPDATED]

September 14, 2010

The World Bank is calling for all…

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The Plank in Africa’s Eyes

September 6, 2010

So sometime towards the end of last…

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One necklace at a time: charting success for Women of Kireka

August 23, 2010

Katherine Lucey at Solar Sister had a…

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INASP seeks feedback from African Diaspora scientific community in UK

August 18, 2010

The International Network for Availability of Science…

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On poverty tourism: my two African cents

August 11, 2010

It seems the debate over poverty tourism…

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Women of Kireka school fee marathon!

August 9, 2010

As many of you know, I am…

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The forests of tomorrow…

August 5, 2010

Last year I was giving a talk…

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