'Peace if is possible. Truth it all coast'. Translating proverbs from Swahili into English sometimes takes long detours. Living on a coast, though, where political disagreement are rife, this carries layers of meaning. From Hurumzi in Stone Town in Zanzibar.
Walk on the wild side in Unguja
Performer during the parade openening the Sauti za Busara, the music festival in Unguja in Zanzibar in Tanzania.
PhD Student, MA in African Studies, former journalist and development worker. Home is Copenhagen. Heart tilted towards the Balkans & Africa.
'Pernille writes fluently, witty, inventive, sometimes cynical, mad, disillusioned, happy... about both daily life in Uganda, her work as development worker, and the issues of development and Africa in general. And she does it in an appealing well-presented blog.' Peter Cassier from The Road to the Horizon: www.theroadtothehorizon.org