Africa:We Want English, Not Swahili, U.S. Senator Tells Facebook Chief

[allAfrica] Cape Town -”I am going to suggest to you that you go back home and you rewrite it and tell your U.S.$1,200-an hour lawyers, no disrespect, they’re good, but tell them that you want it written in English and not Swahili, so the average American can understand it. That would be a start.”

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Congo-Kinshasa: How I Escaped Death in the Congo

[East African] BOOK SERIALISATION: This first instalment of a three-part series from Sir Mohinder Dhillon’s trilogy, My Camera, My Life, reflects on the region’s past and present. The excerpts recount the journalist’s ordeal as he faced a firing squad in DR Congo and his meeting with Ugandan dictator Idi Amin The excerpts turn all the clich√©s about East Africa’s past and present on their head.¬†Compiled By Kingwa Kamencu

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