Ok, something positive. In some African countries it takes a 2-daytour through all the ministries to arrange a accreditation, in Mozambique it is quite easy: only one Ministry (of Information) and a very friendly guy who issued my accreditation within less than half an hour. For free. Life can be easy and comfortable and the word service has a meaning. When I told the civil servant I was thankfull, he said (just as if it was the most normal thing in the world) ‘Ok sir, I am doing nothing more than my job.’ For the rest Maputo is quite ok. They have good coffee. They serve it in the Espresso Bars that you can find everywhere. The people are very warm and friendly, service minded (at least that is the inpression that I have, I don’t speak Portuguese and most of them don’t speak English).
Could job rotation for world leaders work? Ever wondered how Africa would look if we
Shelly Githonga is a Kenyan writer. Last year, her screenplay was selected from the catalog of the Kenyan Scriptwriters Guilt, to be produced. Days before the movies premieres, we talk to her. Who is the writer and what moves her to write about a serious subject as mental health?