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Jos Freight Dog 2- Alaba Okuyiga

Jos Freight Dog 2- Alaba Okuyiga

Mike’s wrist watch showed 02.35 hrs. Their plans were going awry due to weather delays as the cars had to be unloaded and fly out of the airport before dawn and security officials arrived.  A ladder propped against the front passenger door got them down. Handkerchiefs were used to mask their faces from the blinding dust as the unloading began.  As the gang couldn’t use any … Continue reading Jos Freight Dog 2- Alaba Okuyiga

Blood and Glitter Part 4 – Alaba Okuyiga

He undid the side pocket of his cargo trousers and brought out a dirty looking handkerchief showing both pilots some dirty looking stones which to Jimi did not look like any diamonds he’d seen in films.  Matthias said to him ‘You don’t look impressed, it will be cut and cleaned making me rich..well…richer than my … Continue reading Blood and Glitter Part 4 – Alaba Okuyiga

Blood and Glitter Part 2 – Alaba Okuyiga

Blood and Glitter Part 2 – Alaba Okuyiga

Two weeks later after arranging visas and tickets Jimi touched at GomaAirport in a Belgian airliner direct from Brussels. His plan was to check out the airstrips he would be flying into this still anarchist country. Airports he’d never heard off before, Kananga, Lubumbashi, Yembe, Bonia and Dongu were places he would be flying into … Continue reading Blood and Glitter Part 2 – Alaba Okuyiga

Blood and Glitter Part One – Alaba Okuyiga

Blood and Glitter Part One – Alaba Okuyiga

  Jimi looked out of the one of the 16 cockpit windows to his starboard or right at the magnificent RwenzoriMountains about 50 kilometres away with its glacial mountain tops. Natural features such as these showed the paradox that was Africa with ice capped mountains on the one hand and the heat of the equator … Continue reading Blood and Glitter Part One – Alaba Okuyiga