OK in Ouagadougou

I spent two weeks in Ouaga. Camping in the car-park of the OK Inn Hotel. Sandwiched between  a truck park and the hotel reception. Doesn’t sound so OK. But what…

In Search of Food – The Bucket Boys

One familiar sight in Senegal was that of young boys, in tattered rags, walking the streets clutching large, empty metal tins (think Heinz baked beans tins, super-sized) looking for handouts…

Bikes for Africa

I cycle because I enjoy it. I cycle because it keeps me fit and healthy. I cycle because I can. I’m lucky. A bike, for many people in Africa, is…

Maneno – A blogging system for Africans

Maneno – Swahili meaning ‘words’. Maneno is a new multi-lingual, lightweight blogging platform for sub-Saharan African bloggers. The platform is based on a lightweight framework which allows those with limited or narrow-bandwidth…