Karibu!

Whatever Happened to Simon P. Kareri?

I’ve just finished reading a book called the Wonga Coup – it’s about a bunch of South African and Britisth mercenaries who tried to overthrow the government of Teodoro Obiang, president of Equatorial Guinnea. The coup attempt failed after the South African intelligence services found out about their plans and informed Obiang and Mugabe (they were going to land in…

Jeffrey Sach’s is so naive…

I’m listening to him on the radio right now. He’s talking about his pet project – “how to eliminate world poverty”. I’ve read his books and I was not particulary impressed with his solutions. Many Africans with far less education already know what the solution is. Sach’s information is neither revolutionary nor eye opening. Sach’s seems to miss one fundamental…

Europe’s Growing Immigrant Problem

From the Economist: CONFUSED and timid, Spain’s Socialist government lacks an immigration policy. Spaniards, whose television screens show daily boatloads of exhausted Africans arriving illegally at the Canary Islands, now say immigration is one of their worst problems. More than half a million foreigners have arrived in each of the past three years. I’ve complained here on numerous occassions about…