Running to the RiverMarch 2014
The Caine Prize-winning writer on resurrecting history’s ghosts, finding stories amid political violence, and why “Kenya is a mercurial character.”
The WidowNovember 2013
The husband did not stop until he reached the ocean. Did not turn to wave at the woman he would widow.
Richard Falk: The Westgate Mall Massacre & the Rage of FanaticismSeptember 2013
How does truth inform genocide, and vice versa?
Nick Turse: The Terror DiasporaJune 2013
The U.S. military and the unraveling of Africa.
Nowhere to TurnApril 2013
There is no such thing as an environmental refugee, yet displacement as the result of climate change is growing exponentially. A personal look at the crisis in East Africa.
The ThrowawaysMarch 2013
In Kenya, doctors are force-sterilizing HIV-positive women without their consent—and in some cases, without their knowledge.
Going Too FarJune 2009
The longtime Africa correspondent discusses the Kenyan whistleblower who risked his life to end corruption, why she rejects Dambisa Moyo’s thesis about aid and democracy, and how she learned to love Paul Wolfowitz.