Kenyan-born artist, educator and entrepreneur, Kimani Muturi, tells us how he is turning the waste products of banana farming in Uganda into beautiful, export-quality fabrics and rugs.
In this episode, Nado and Okong’o give their views on the mess their surrogate homeland of the United States has created in Afghanistan, and how it will affect their homeland of birth, Africa.
Among the countries that have agreed to help the U.S. save face — if that’s even possible — is Uganda. How can one of the world’s poorest nations, which already harbors 1.4 million refugees, afford to take more? And what will happen those among the 2,000 Afghan refugees who won’t be approved to relocate to the United States? Could Uganda be setting herself up for getting stuck with someone else’s problem, or is this a smart move by President Yoweri Museveni to get hold of some American dollars?Continue reading “Episode 72: An African perspective on the U.S. fiasco in Afghanistan”