If you are to ask me what are the greatest issues in Africa, I would say it is that people love, people fuck, people kiss, people speak.

Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina talking to The Guardian Book Podcast.

Photo Credit: from Zed Nelson’s series of “the people helping to create the world’s newest country” (that’s South Sudan to you).

Further Reading

On Safari

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A private city

Eko Atlantic in Lagos, like Tatu City in Nairobi, Kenya; Hope City in Accra, Ghana; and Cité le Fleuve in Kinshasa, DRC, point to the rise of private cities. What does it mean for the rest of us?

What she wore

The exhibition, ‘Men Lebsa Neber,’ features a staggering collection of the clothes and stories of rape survivors across Ethiopia.