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30 September 1982 • 2,506 words • Reportage & Criticism
The south-eastern Nuba are one of a number of Nuba groups–partly Islamised but largely unarabised–who live in the southern part of the province of Kordofan,… more»
30 November 2001 • 3,043 words • Reportage & Criticism
In the pilgrimage centres of the Brazilian Northeast—remote rural shrines that attract hundreds of thousands of visitors in the high season—are found what are locally… more»
6 July 2001 • 2,615 words • Reportage & Criticism
In 1922, in a dispatch from France, the Cuban writer Alejo Carpentier noted a new fashion there for the music of his home country. “There… more»
22 June 2016 • 956 words • Reportage & Criticism
Considering what we do routinely to our fellow creatures—incarcerating them, castrating them, filching their mother’s milk, slaughtering them, and eating their flesh—practices that are all… more»
31 July 1998 • 6,547 words • Reportage & Criticism
In 1997 I received an irresistible summons from Rio de Janeiro. A Rio samba school, União da Ilha do Governador, one of fourteen in the… more»
13 October 1988 • 3,536 words • Reportage & Criticism
European and American imperial expansion carries with it an apocalyptic strain in which the march of empire is identified with the coming of the kingdom… more»
22 June 1998 • 1,006 words • City of Words
Two weeks ago the latest lost tribe of the Amazon—two hundred strong and living in a dozen communal huts concealed beneath the forest canopy—was discovered… more»
6 July 1996 • 1,206 words • City of Words
I was a child shaman, si, señor, a teenage Toltec sorcerer. Back in the 1970s, with others of my tribe, scatterlings of the hippie generation, I turned for… more»
June 1996 • 1,037 words • City of Words
In the dry forests of the northern hemisphere it is the burning season. In New Mexico and Arizona, in India and Mongolia, wild fires consume… more»
2 November 1998 • 1,145 words • City of Words
All Souls, Hallowe’en, Bonfire Night, Diwali. These oddly-assorted festivals stumble over one another as the clocks change. They all fall in the Fall, in autumn,… more»
In ethnographic research, oral history, human rights, journalism, literature and film
Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina Born 18 January 1971; died 21 May 2019
The original affluent society and its encounter with modernity
Learning from human rights and humanitarian crises...
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....