Poor, Poor Silvio!

Silvio Berlusconi is back in Malindi, after being sentenced to four years in Prison. He is sure to rue the day he was born now…! The Huffington post reports that it is merely a “Healthy retreat” because he is “tired”. Quite understandable after 2500 court appearances in 106 trials at a cost of €200M. What a cruel …

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Interest of Gov’t same as Interests of the people?

Blog Post #1 from the Open Africa Summit, Zanzibar I write this on the flight back to Nairobi from Zanzibar’s Melia Hotel (the subject of its very own blog post later), where I attended one day of the Open Africa Summit. The Summit, brought to one room from all over the world some of the …

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Why not? Why can’t Kenya vote via SMS?

In my last post, I promised to share my musings on the Kenyan elections. I did muse a little on this subject at the NDI Conference on Technology and Transparency and in general, the faces of my audience told me that I am too simplistic and that it is impossible. I am not convinced that …

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