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1988 • 5,781 words • Reportage & Criticism
We are making our way along a remote fjord in southern Chile, against the wind and tide. There are three of us in the boat:… more»
1996 • 10,792 words • Reportage & Criticism
In late 1994—and again in 1995—I travelled to Addis Ababa to report on the trial of the Derg, the former rulers of Ethiopia. The trial… more»
February 1999 • 4,015 words • Reportage & Criticism
The dilemmas of wildlife conservation are nowhere more acute or consequential than in Eastern and Central Africa, in the countries of the Great Rift Valley,… more»
12 August 2004 • 3,948 words • Reportage & Criticism
Darfur is a 160,000-square-mile expanse of desert and savannah, an area the size of Texas or Spain, with five or six million inhabitants, that spreads… more»
22 June 2016 • 1,408 words • Reportage & Criticism
The Zimbabwe International Book Fair, the largest book fair south of the Sahara, is one of few such events to take place entirely in the… more»
April 2001 • 9,761 words • Reportage & Criticism
It was the twenty-sixth day of Tikimt in the Ethiopian year 1993—November 5th, 2000, in the Gregorian calendar. Amid a throng of mourners and onlookers,… more»
1 November 2008 • 1,201 words • Reportage & Criticism
People shouldn’t write books about Africa. Not the whole of Africa. When was the last time you saw a book that aspired to cover Eurasia,… more»
27 July 1998 • 1,222 words • City of Words
Ranald Boyle is the former colonial District Commissioner of Gogrial, in Bahr al-Ghazal,… 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»
18 January 1998 • 1,511 words • City of Words
Three hundred and fifty years ago in Whitehall, in London, on a make-shift scaffold outside the Banqueting House—Inigo Jones’ then newly-built extension to the Royal… 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....