Non-Expat Expats

What Migration is Doing to Africans in the Diaspora Imagine that you (A) and friend B do the same job- attending to handicapped animals, cleaning their body, feeding them, giving therapy and helping them navigate the world. Friend C wanting to introduce you to his parents says "meet B, she is an Animal Therapeutic Assistant" and … Continue reading Non-Expat Expats


The Game of Generals

Analysing President Obasanjo's statement on incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari  and the political landscape against 2019. Picture stacking up 6 crates of egg on your kitchen cabinet. There are 30 pieces of eggs in one crate. If 1 egg were a million people, the population of Nigeria would be a little bit more than the 6 crates … Continue reading The Game of Generals

Update: The 300, Their 1 % And The Other 1%

After meeting with a governor, contacting the media, tweeting at the president and writing long descriptive articles; efforts on social media and in the Ecuadorian justice system to alleviate the pligths of 300 English Teaching Fellows of the Ministry of Education's Time to Teach Program as managed by Edificar; finally seems to be yielding some results.

Edificar: Building Up or Pulling Down?

How a Few Mismanaged a Volunteer Program in Ecuador & Got Many Stuck From the young 20-something millennial looking for the next adventure or a cross-cultural experience to the mid-level professional on sabbatical, about 300 volunteers decided to spend some time of their lives volunteering to teach English, experiencing the Latin Culture and living literally in … Continue reading Edificar: Building Up or Pulling Down?