UNHCR goodwill ambassador Angelina Jolie jetted in to visit a Somali refugee camp in Dadaab, Northern Kenya. The couple later flew to the world famous Mara Game Reserve.
Microsoft’s co-founder Paul Allen docked his Super Yacht MV Tatoosh in Mombasa which is one of the world’s most expensive SY ($100M), and flew with his helicopter to Tsavo National Park.
At 4.00 PM yesterday, the clouds darkened, the thunder roared, and a heavy downpour engulfed the city. The pea sized ice fell mostly in southern areas of the city as witnessed by many including folks at my place. By the time I reached home all of it had melted to my disappointment. No one took a pic!
Hail of larger size also fell in Nyahururu six days ago which the media incorrectly labeled as snow and delighted many surprised Kenyans to wake-up and see the front cover. Some say it was snow.
The human body cannot survive over a week on water only. If you can’t fast 30 days with food think about at 75 on water. Appeared in today’s Daily Nation.
Appeared in today’s Standard and Daily Nation, wish could join them. Nyahururu lies on the equator about 250KM North of Nairobi, global warming perhaps.
Though hunting was banned in Kenya in the late 70’s, it is legal in Tanzania where these poor souls are being hunted for sports thus bringing foreign exchange to their country. Unless you see them up-close you will not realize their beautiful world.
Appeared in the Daily Nation on Aug 15.
Zimbabwean cheque, $1,072,418,003,000,000.00:
Distinguished professor, Michael E. Porter of HBS today held a Microeconomics of Competitiveness workshop at Strathmore Business School.
He is best known for his ‘Porter Forces’ which explain market dynamics.
Last year he gave a presentation on “Global Competitiveness: Implications for Kenya” at SBS. Download the presentation here.