#AfricansRising – A new movement for change in Africa

32 days to the start of the 2016 Grand to Grand Ultra … Greetings from Arusha in Tanzania. Today, 24 August 2016, marks an important milestone for civic action in Africa. Following two days of intense discussions and debates, more than 250 participants from 40 countries attending the #AfricansRising validation conference adopted the Kilimanjaro Declaration and... Continue Reading →

Eliminating NTDs in Tanzania

33 days to the start of the 2016 Grand to Grand Ultra… Greetings from Arusha in Tanzania. As I’m visiting Tanzania this week, it provides me with an opportunity to reflect on the NTD situation in the country, and the work done by the END Fund and others. Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) present Tanzania with... Continue Reading →

Running Close to the Giants of East Africa

34 days to the start of the 2016 Grand to Grand Ultra... Greetings from Arusha in Tanzania. I arrived here late night to attend the Africans Rising Conference over the next few days. East Africa is home to many giants – Africa’s highest mountains, the best marathon athletes in the world, and also the “Big Five”.... Continue Reading →

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