Author Archives: moyowabwino

New Places, New Faces

I spent the last week and change in a new part of Africa. I was so excited to see something new, and Kenya and Tanzania have not disappointed. I was based in Migori, Kenya first, and then in Tarime, Tanzania. … Continue reading

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Infidelity

I’m writing this from Migori, Kenya, a small town near the border with Tanzania. I am here to do some preliminary work in preparation for a small project I’ll be carrying out here next year with a few colleagues. (more … Continue reading

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Photos of my last days

I’ve been lazy. I don’t feel like writing. Maybe it’s the looming doom of 6 months of solid writing that I see in my future. Anyway, I thought I’d post a few pictures from my last days in Zomba. You … Continue reading

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Last Day in Zomba

Data is entered, surveys are scanned, and I’m packing my bags. I’ll be leaving on a jet plane from Lilongwe on Tuesday. Kenya, here I come!

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Change of Plans

My original ticket had me leaving Malawi on December, 22 and flying to Holland where I’ll spend Christmas with Joachim and his family. Then, some colleagues and I got funding to do a small project in Kenya and Tanzania next … Continue reading

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South Luangwa NP and Goodbye to Joachim

The day finally came when Joachim had to leave. Actually, it was the night because his flight left Malawi at 2:50am. He’s safely back in Europe, enjoying the actual best beers in the world (not “probably the best beer in … Continue reading

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Bloodsuckers and Satanists

Zambians have been suspicious of our project, to say the least. The main focus of my research has been on Malawians living near the border with Zambia. But because I want to look at trust and economic interactions across ethnic … Continue reading

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