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August 2004 • 8,455 words • Reportage & Criticism
How violent is Brazil? Is it more dangerous than other big, modernizing countries of the South? Or is this lurid picture the result of a… more»
25 November 2005 • 1,205 words • Reportage & Criticism
A quarter of a century on, the mass killings in Cambodia still hold the world record for state terror. No government has murdered a greater… more»
11 November 1990 • 1,018 words • Reportage & Criticism
In that lowly drawer, the one with the log-jam of dried-up fibre-tips and leaky fountain pens, empty ballpoints and broken wax crayons—all the state-of-the-art writing… more»
1986 • 1,658 words • Reportage & Criticism
The Mende are a forest-dwelling West African people, currently numbering about a million, one of the two principal ethnic groups in what is now Sierra… more»
2005 • 2,813 words • Reportage & Criticism
This has been the year of Africa, according to Our Common Interest, the report of the Commission for Africa. It’s been the year when a… more»
21 April 2000 • 2,596 words • Reportage & Criticism
In Colored People, a memoir of his youth in West Virginia in the 1950s, the writer and critic Henry Louis Gates Jr. devotes a central… more»
20 December 1992 • 1,345 words • Reportage & Criticism
Robert Mapplethorpe (1946-1989) took pictures of celebrities with their clothes on, and young black men with their clothes off. The celebrities have surnames: Rossellini, Saatchi,… more»
20 October 1995 • 4,342 words • Reportage & Criticism
On a bookcase by a window in my house, catching the morning light, is an Akan wooden ritual stool from the Asante kingdom in Ghana,… more»
1 August 1988 • 1,836 words • Reportage & Criticism
On the lower stretches of the Rio Negro, the huge brown river that joins the Amazon at Manaus, on the banks of its tree-lined creeks… more»
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»
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....