This week, a colleague Nivashni Nair and I worked on a really cool story about how a small South Aftican municipality has offered itself as a destination for as much as 300000 tons of trash from Lebanon each month. In total, over a 12-month period, the Umdoni Municipality will accept 2.4-million tons of “municipal waste” — and… Read More Storytelling on Snapchat…a rare attempt I’d like your thoughts on.
South Africa is going through the worst drought since such things have been recorded. Tens of thousands of livestock have died, crops and fields are dried up across the country, water restrictions are commonplace and there are threats around the possibility of water-shedding. And, most scarily, it looks like it’s going to get worse as the… Read More Foolishness in a time of drought
“If you’re bored, you’re stupid.” My gran was a lovely lady. A tough, strong woman (she had to be; she raised 16 kids. Yep. 16.) And she loved me deeply. How do I know this? At about 80 years old, she chased me around the house with a knobkirrie because I told her that her… Read More Bored? Me too.