Tag Archives: South Africa

Is it okay to joke about colonialism?

I subscribe to A LOT of newsletters about development, NGOs, and international issues.  Most of these groups talk about international development issues in 1 of 4 keys ways: Tell us about the bad news (usually the latest natural disaster or war … Continue reading

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South Africa – Part 4: Safari Adventure!

This is my last blog from South Africa, and is mostly just pictures, because these beautiful wild animals speak for themselves!  I took way too many snapshots, so this is just a sample of a few of the animals everyone … Continue reading

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South Africa – Part 3: Soweto and the Apartheid Museum

One of the most interesting (and sad) aspects of the trip to South Africa was learning about Apartheid.  Although I knew a small part of the history, I didn’t feel well versed in my knowledge of the subject.  Therefore, I … Continue reading

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South Africa – Part 2: Design With the Other 90%

The whole point of me going to South Africa was for the “Design with the Other 90%” conference.  The conference was hosted by the University of Johannesburg School of Design and the Greenside Design Center.  I had submitted a paper … Continue reading

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South Africa – Part 1: Sometimes Everyone Needs a Bit of Pampering

I’ve definitely gotten used to certain things living in Ghana. I though that I was 100% fine with many parts of my life. However, maybe I didn’t realize how much I was missing life in Canada until I got to … Continue reading

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