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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»
2 September 1995 • 1,833 words • City of Words
As the regime of Saddam Hussein and his son Uday approaches—hopefully—its final days, spare a thought for Fawaz-al-Emari. He is—or is said to be—the dictator’s… more»
9 March 1998 • 1,046 words • City of Words
A RuPaul lookalike in a lace microskirt is plying her trade on the Avenida Augusto Severo in downtown Rio de Janeiro. She’s very tall, with… more»
May 1996 • 1,135 words • City of Words
We live in a great age of hair. And in a great nation… more»
1 June 1995 • 692 words • City of Words
A decade ago an Australian social anthropologist, Robert Brain, argued that the technology of body modification, borrowed from non-western societies, had been irredeemably trivialised in… more»
In April 2016, seventeen chiefs from different parts of South Sudan gathered in Kuron Holy Trinity Peace Village, in Eastern Equatoria, to discuss the role of customary authority in... more»
The miracle of Pentecost does happen, though not in tongues of flame. More like a...
Learning from human rights and humanitarian crises in Africa
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....
An item in the Times Literary Supplement of 23 June, apropos a poetry anthology called Capitals, states that...