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Thursday 19 June 2008

Xenophobia in South Africa

At the end of May in South Africa, a lot of violence erupted, apparently targeted against other black africans by fellow black South Africans. Meeting other Nigerians, almost all of them, given a little time, bring up the subject. I found myself having to apologise for the violence, and make some explanation of it.

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Monday 9 June 2008

OLPC and Intel Classmate PC in Nigeria

Sugar - Network view Today, I visited two schools in Abuja, Nigeria, both of which were pilot schools for the new low cost laptops targeted at schools in the third world. One Laptop per Child started in Galadima Junior school, in Abuja Model Village, and Intel launched 'One laptop per teacher and child' at Jabi Junior Secondary school, in Jabi district, Abuja.

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Friday 30 May 2008

Nigerian infrastructure

Flag of Nigeria Abuja, Nigeria, the capital city, suffers from lack of infrastructure. Potholes, no landlines, power cuts every day.

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Tuesday 24 April 2007

Nigerian Elections

Recent elections in Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa have been declared flawed by the country's own monitoring committee.

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