The ‘Great Wall of Kenya’: An Epic Fail

Border between Kenya and Somalia representing the proposed wall (Photo courtesy of http://www.jambonewspot.com) By Jeanne Ongiyo The wall of Jerusalem was built between 1535 and 1538 and surprisingly the wall stands unshaken to date. This should serve as inspiration for all the ‘doubting Thomases’ that are against the building of the proposed Kenya-Somalia border wall. A border wall worked in medieval times, protecting Jerusalem from … Continue reading The ‘Great Wall of Kenya’: An Epic Fail

Mandela’s Dying Dream: The Problem in Africa

By Jeanne Ongiyo “I dream of the realization of the unity of Africa, whereby its leaders combine in their efforts to solve the problems of this continent. I dream of our vast deserts, of our forests, of all our great wildernesses” Nelson Mandela. The late Nelson Mandela must be tossing and turning in his grave following the ongoing xenophobic attacks in his beloved South Africa. … Continue reading Mandela’s Dying Dream: The Problem in Africa