Browsing All posts tagged under »democratic republic of congo«

An OT in Africa

May 7, 2011

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This is a piece I wrote for the old boys magazine of my old school a few months ago. Worth noting how important supporting charities – in any way – can be. I’ve been interested in charitable work from an early age. Fond memories of school fundraising projects and taking part in conservation on Wednesday […]

#royalwedding

April 29, 2011

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10.00 (GMT +1): Astonishing. That’s probably the only word that I can use to describe all the hufflepuff – sorry (& thank you) Ms. Rowling but I’m giving this word a new meaning – surrounding the 2011 Royal Wedding between Prince William and Princess-to-be Kate Middleton. It’s all over the media, it’s clogging up every […]

Kundelungu National Park HIGHLIGHTS

April 17, 2011

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Well I’m finally able to upload something about my trip to Kundelungu National Park last weekend – internet hasn’t allowed it until now. Useless internet connection. Kundelungu is considered as the sister park to Upemba, and as you can see from the map on the left, it is located right next to Upemba. The habitat […]

Louder Together

April 12, 2011

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The Consortium for Street Children, a consortium of 60 NGOs working in over 130 countries worldwide, today launches the ‘International Day for Street Children: Louder Together’ campaign. The campaign aims to highlight the plight of street children the world over. While many countries have signed up to the UN Convention on the Rights of the […]

Home sweet office

March 22, 2011

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Well, I thought it was about time I showed you what our house/office looks like. Apologies for the delay but I’ve been having to deal with intermittent internet connection and power cuts! This is the Congo after all. So, let’s begin. Our office is located on Avenue de Kabalo in Lubumbashi, for any interactive map […]

Karibu! Welcome!

March 17, 2011

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And so I find myself in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Bonkers. Flew with Kenya Airways and arrived in Nairobi at about 6.15am on Wednesday morning. Had to wait 2 hours before my connecting KA flight down to Lubumbashi. That journey in itself is a two and a half hour flight. Got into Lubs at […]