Cecil The Lion – Outraged, But Maybe A Corner Turned?

Recently I was out to dinner with friends. Whenever there is a news item that deals with Africa all questions are directed to me. Unless you don’t watch the news, read the newspaper, are never on Facebook or any other social media site you have seen the terrible and senseless killing of Cecil the Lion […]

What Does The American Banjo & Africa Have In Common?

The other day a friend of mine texted me (albeit at 4am – he forgot about time changes) to tell me I had to hear a story on public radio involving Bela Fleck. For those of you who do not know Bela Fleck he is an incredible Grammy award winning musician and considered by many […]

Want A Cheap Beer? Come To Africa

Each year GoEuro, a European Travel Site, publishes a Beer Price Index, which compares several beers in stores and bars across 75 cities in terms of price. The cheapest beer can be found in Krakow with an average price (between supermarket and in a bar) of $1.66. The most expensive is Geneva at $6.32 (with […]

Sign the Electrify Africa Act of 2013 Petition

We have just celebrated the 4th of July. During this holiday some reflect on what a great country we live in and the freedoms that we have to live, do, say and believe as we desire. But we should also be grateful for many things that we sometimes take for granted but that for others […]