Monthly Archives: August 2011

Top 3 Causes of Traffic in South Sudan

Apologies for silence on the blog. I have been out and about working in the field – one of my favourite places to be. However, travelling to the field and being in the field does of course come with its … Continue reading

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How to Pass Your Exams

This blurb was on the front of yesterday’s The Citizen newspaper: Surely they mean practice questions?

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Evidence of Globalization

And technology has once again held me in awe. I just had a video skype conversation with me in Juba, South Sudan, my brother in Buenos Aires, Argentina and my Parents in Vienna, Austria. And it was all free. Thank … Continue reading

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SOUTH SUDAN OYEE! INDEPENDENCE OYEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

Yesterday marked the one month birthday of the world’s newest country. In honour of this occasion, I want to post a beautiful piece that was written by my lovely South Sudanese colleague Elizabeth Awate about what independence day meant to … Continue reading

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Worthwhile Moments in Life

Those who know me, know that I am a Manchester United fan. A very big Manchester United Fan in fact. So this may help you appreciate the fact that yesterday I found myself sitting outside in a tropical rainstorm in Yambio, Western … Continue reading

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Fine Dining in Juba

I had my official housewarming last Thursday with a dinner for my friends. The scene was set: (Sound Effects: Buena Vista Social Club playing in the background) G&Ts and Red Wine (of the non-box variety!) were served. Dinner was cooked. … Continue reading

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The Most Inefficient Service Providers: Banks in Juba

I did not think it was possible, but I think I have actually found the service provider that rivals the Kenyan Immigration Office in its ability to ensure that you do not request a service from them as they are … Continue reading

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