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June 24, 2015


Mwanza lies on the southeastern coast of Lake Victoria. It has been heralded as one of Africa’s fastest growing cities. My first impressions are hectic, grimy and full of hustlers.       As I headed down to the ferries the hawkers came like vultures. Trailing me, speaking in pigeon English and throwing Swahili phrases at […]

Rowan Atkinson, a preacher and 12 hours on the road

June 24, 2015


After a teeth-rattling tweleve hours on the road my bus pulled into Nyegez in darkness. The journey was very tough going. I was wedged into a window seat next to a fat mama and her child. Mama was so fat the poor child had no space for his legs when sat on top of her. […]