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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»
February 1990 • 6,088 words • Reportage & Criticism
The ranch-style house stands on the shore of a lake in the heart of the city, half-hidden behind white-painted walls and mahogany gates. Inside the… more»
26 January 2005 • 1,145 words • Reportage & Criticism
In 1995, the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Movement celebrated its twentieth anniversary in Mekelle, a town in northern Ethiopia near the border with Eritrea. There were… more»
23 May 1997 • 1,809 words • Reportage & Criticism
For fifty years, Southern Sudan has been a locus classicus of the British tradition of social anthropology, its ethnographic literature subject to countless reassessments by… more»
2 May 1985 • 2,453 words • Reportage & Criticism
In Africa the fall of a tyrant does not always presage better times. Worse things have happened in Uganda since the overthrow of Idi Amin—worse… more»
21 October 2004 • 856 words • Reportage & Criticism
Letter to the New York Review of Books In his review of Bill Clinton’s autobiography [NYRB, August 12], Garry Wills makes reference to the US… more»
2 August 2005 • 753 words • Reportage & Criticism
The death of John Garang de Mabior, the south Sudanese leader, in a helicopter crash near the Ugandan border, has raised fears for the future… more»
1 May 1992 • 675 words • Reportage & Criticism
Kwame Anthony Appiah, a Cambridge-educated philosopher of Ghanaian and British descent who teaches… more»
8 November 2004 • 910 words • Reportage & Criticism
Next week members of the UN Security Council will gather in Nairobi. The session is being held outside New York for the first time in… more»
July 1998 • 2,597 words • Reportage & Criticism
In January I was driving through north-eastern Zaire—now the Democratic Republic of Congo—along the road from Goma, a town on the northern shore of Lake Kivu, to the headquarters of… 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....