Africa to send troops, food parcels to UK as riots spread

by oneafrikan on August 10, 2011

Spare a thought…. ETHIOPIA. The African Union today adopted a unilateral resolution to deploy army troops and care packages to England as looting and violence spread from London to other major cities. Spokesperson Charity Khumalo said “We can no longer (…)

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Overextending leads to self discovery

by oneafrikan on May 30, 2011

Seth wrote a really good blog post about Underextending, which got me thinking. Last year I took some very big financial, personal, emotional and reputational risks, in two countries. I completely overextended myself. It hurt like hell. There were times (…)

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Where are the meetups?

by oneafrikan on May 26, 2011

Last evening we had an informal meetup for BigData people in London, where we got to listen to some interesting talks from people working in BigData, and meet some cool people. Held at WhiteBearYard, where PassionCapital is based. That in (…)

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An open letter to African technologists

by oneafrikan on May 24, 2011

PASSION = BRAIN FUEL. DUMB BRAIN FULL OF GAS ALWAYS BEAT SMART BRAIN WITH EMPTY TANK. SMART BRAIN WITH FULL TANK BEAT EVERYONE. Dear African technologist, hacker, developer, geek, product guy, dreamer, thinker, tinkerer, manager, CEO, multi-national-organisation-in-Africa, We’re at the (…)

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What are your values?

by oneafrikan on May 13, 2011

This week we sat down as a company to talk about what we valued the most, what we’d like to get across in each and every customer interactions, and what we wanted to live by. This is what we came (…)

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Functional workout: “Still Alive”

by oneafrikan on May 2, 2011

Today I wanted to see where I was and whether I’ve still got the strength to go back to using weights in workouts to get more out of the time spent. So in honour of the song by Pearl Jam, (…)

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Attention to detail

by oneafrikan on April 26, 2011

I’ve found myself obsessing over a few pixels for the better part of a few hours now, and while doing it I’ve been thinking how I can slim things down so just the most important is left behind, so the (…)

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