A Murder and an Exodus — Another Election in Kenya

Orignally posted on: Nytimes.com – August 6th 2017 NAIROBI, Kenya — This city’s traffic jams may be the stuff of legend, but it’s surprisingly easy to get around these days. Journeys that usually involve hours stuck at gridlocked roundabouts, with police...

Ngugi wa Thiong’o on Starting Out as a Writer

Orignally posted on: Nytimes.com – October 23rd 2016 The best memoirs operate at two levels. On one, the author simply recalls past experiences in all their raw subjectivity. The second involves a certain analytical distance, as the writer — wryly, perhaps, or...

Georgina Godwin interview with Monocle Radio

Originally posted on: Georgina Godwin interview with Monocle Radio, 29 August 2015 Journalist and author Michela Wrong has been writing about Africa for twenty years, as a foreign correspondent and as a non fiction author, but now she has published her first novel,...

Africa’s Hottest Frozen Border Boils Over

Originally posted on: Foreignpolicy.com – June 20th 2016 Some events come out of the blue, as surprising as thunderbolts. Others feel like confirmations of dour predictions, as grindingly inevitable as winter’s onset. The outbreak of heavy fighting between...
Free WordPress Themes, Free Android Games