Short bio: Computer Scientist, FOSS supporter (read more)
Tux Machines (TM)-specific
Kongoni is a completely new distribution to Linux, who is behind this and please give some background on what got you to this place.
Well, the primary blame is mine. I was the lead developer of the OpenLab distribution for many years, in it's day it was the longest running African distro ever, and it had some major successes. Unfortunately, being commercial put pressures on it that ultimately weighed on me, I was on the verge of burnout suffering early ulcer symptoms and so eventually I quit - leaving distro development behind entirely for almost two years and moving to Cape Town.
In the meantime, ubuntu grew to be extremely succesful - and rightfully so, but I always found it lacking.