This weekend, I was given the once-in-a-life time opportunity to attend Obama’s 2013 inauguration with a delegation of selected Yalies. The journey to Washington DC overnight on Sunday, the 4am wake and march up the National Mall, the overwhelming feeling of being a part of history, mine and the world’s, the handholding with friends and … Continue reading


“Elections remind us how young our democracy is, how fragile it is. I think elections are a time when we all lose our cockiness about being such a shining light of democracy in Africa, and we start to get a bit nervous that things could go back to how they used to be.” Martina Odonkor, … Continue reading