Tour of Kenya Defense Forces Transportation Corps with staff officers, and US partners.


Touring the US-funded military hospital in Kigali, Rwanda with hospital staff, and US Embassy Rwanda Senior Defense Official.


How do we change the way people think? What’s the most effective means to influence human behavior? 

What was life like on the African continent before the arrival of Europeans and Arabs?

Is it at all possible that the cures for the most formidable diseases lay in the cradle of their origin?


Read this…

My ever-expanding 2017 Reading list:

The Culture Map – Erin Meyer

Why Africa is Poor – Greg Mills

Red Nile – Robert Twigger

The History of Africa – Dr. M. K. Asante

Why Nations Fail – Daron Acemoglu & James A. Robinson

How Barack Obama Failed Black Americans – William A. Darity Jr. The Atlantic, December 22, 2016


Teach, Coach, Mentor, Inspire

Kinshasa students

My students and I, Special Topics in English Seminar – UPC (Universite Protestante au Congo), Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Black Jew

This lovely lady is one of the few remaining Black Jews in Gondar, Ethiopia. She served me honey and bread. We discussed, with the help of my translators, her experiences in East Africa. 

Easter in Mali

Ramadan, Gao, Mali 

Uganda Staff

Staff Officers, Ugandan People’s Defence Force – w/ E Hamlin, instructor, Command Staff Operations Course

Kenya StudentsKDF2

Captain’s Command Course – Kenya Defense Forces – E Hamlin, Instructor, Asymmetric Warfare Seminar

Kenya Team

Logistics Forum -Senior Logistics Leaders, Kenya Defense Forces – International Peace Support Training Center, Nairobi, Kenya