Off to Nairobi

As he sat there, waiting to board his flight to Nairobi, Kenya, he could still hear his mother demanding for the umpteenth time, “Why do you have to go there?” “My company is sending me there, Ma.” “Why Africa? Why not America or Canada or England?” “They need me in Nairobi. Besides, I’ve always wanted… Read More Off to Nairobi

Rhodes

“Who’s that, Daddy?” Eric asked his father. “That’s Cecil John Rhodes.” “Who’s he?” Emily asked. “He was an Englishman who believed in British colonialism.  He was the founder of the southern African territory of Rhodesia which was named after him in 1895. South Africa’s Rhodes University is also named after him.  “What does your hinterland is there mean?”… Read More Rhodes