AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Rupiah Banda

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Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

Zambia turns 50

Zambia, the country its young people fondly call “Zed,” is the next in a number of African countries to turn 50–they are the firstborns of the first wave of African countries to gain independence in the 1960s. Zambia’s turn came on 24 October 1964, a day chosen because it was United Nations Day. That kind

Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

PHOTOGRAPHY / “PORTRAITS OF POWER”

In September this year over five days, Platon, the New Yorker staff photographer got many of the world’s leaders to sit for him while they were here for a meeting of the United Nations. You can check...