For the last 3 years I have been very anxious and waiting to see if the UK’s government will eventually keep its promise of achieving the 0.7% of GDP aid target in 2013.
“What is very healthy about this government is that DFID is no longer seen as, nor does it see itself as, a sort of giant NGO. It is very much part of the government on the national Security Council. DFID, the Foreign Office and the defence secretaries work incredibly closely together”. David Cameron, Guardian, 21st Feb. 2012 During his last… Read more →
To all my friends and everyone who reads this blog!
NB: This entry has also been published in the Financial Junction, Issue 2, 8-15 Dec. 2012, see www.financialjunction.info Since August 2012 I changed my career from academic research and teaching to management consultancy.
It’s late at night and I cannot sleep. It is not insomia but a jetlag. Never before have I suffered a jetlag like this time round despite my enormous travels to countries in all continents but one.
In the last three weeks of August 2012, I was evaluating church hospitals that are located in various parts of the country. As part of data collection I had to visit these hospitals that are mostly located in remote areas. It was kind of a marathon assignment but all the same it awarded me an opportunity to visit and see places in… Read more →
Very sad news today. Hon.Prof. #Saitoti was killed in a helicopter crash. It is shocking and sad. Hon. Saitoti served his country for a long period of time. He is indeed an African child who served his continent. I got the opportunity to see the late Hon. Saitoti in Geneva last year. The impression I got was that he was… Read more →