9 mins

3 Articles to Share

After a long hiatus, I’d like to share with you three articles that I found interesting and fascinating on religion, atheism, conflict and pluralism.

3 mins

Uganda’s Asian Archive at Carleton Universtiy

A great moment of pride was shared by our family as we helped support Carleton University’s Ugandan Asian Archives Collection and the inauguration of the Hassanali and Sakinabai Fakirani study room. 

5 mins

Learning Through Travel

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.”  ― Augustine of Hippo

4 mins

Yes, I do work here

A post on some of the work I have been doing at the Aga Khan University – Institute for Educational Development during my posting.

9 mins

A Guide to Dar

An outsider’s take on all the things that Dar has to offer. From food to beaches, this is not a bad place to be!

4 mins

50 years from now…

Dar is  booming  but what will the future have in store for this city? What gets “lost” in development?

1 min


A simple challenge. Fill up your passport before it expires. #welltravelled.

2 mins

Stupid Mosquitos!

ARRgghhhhh! Mosquitos everywhere! The animal responsible for causing the most human fatalities, new technologies can diminish malaria infection rates.

1 min

My link to EA

A generation removed, I find myself back to my ancestral roots in East Africa.

1 min


Kariakoo, a district in Dar, also happens to have one of the largest markets in the city

2 mins

An introduction

Hello from Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, my home for the next 8 months!