Strange name indeed for a phone vendor. They sell all kinds of moderately recent phones there, from 4900 naira (~= 30 euros) up to 45000 […]
Dini and Jaap, the incredibly hospitable Dutch couple in Jos where we are staying, gave us one of their many golden tips that the Ministry […]
Believe it or not, these are real Dutch cows in the heart of Nigeria. They were once imported by Dutch-owned WAMCO company, producers of Peak […]
Anywhere you go, people have started their own enterprise by putting down a parasol and a table. When you want to make a phone call […]
Not a particularly uncommon sight in Nigeria, apparently. But this was out first!
Radio antennas are being transformed into GSM antennas.
Somwhere in Kaduna. The “Xtra Connect” offer by South-African corporation MTN means calling cheaper to family or friends (“Call 3 family & friends @ 25k/sec”). […]
Advertisement for mobile phone operator, 28 nov. ’06 Kaduna Nigeria. Interestingly, you hardly see any mobile phone actually being used by people on the ads […]
Pic taken November 27 2006 at Abuja supermarket.
Today we were in Kaduna to meet the folks from Newage Film Company. Nothing spacy in long robes but a professionally looking company. Esther talked […]
oh, and i just posted these last 2 items from my mobile phone…well done MTN for having gprs access in nigeria!
we have arrived in abuja safely. Picked up from the airport by driver and an armed man… That moist smoky air and thick sound of […]
Tomorrow me and Esther Polak are going to Nigeria on the NomadicMILK fieldtrip. Packing my bags now… I will try to post some new stuff […]
Blog has been silent for a while, which in my case is an indication of doing lots of things at the moment..:). This post on […]
Thursday, June 29 Esther Polak in cooperation with Virtueel platform has organized the workshop Mobile Habits about mapping and mobility in the Balie in Amsterdam. […]
BoingBoing posted an interesting article about an MIT project called Mobile Landscape that maps the way people move around in the city (in this case […]