An interview with author Emmanuel Iduma on traveling through twenty African cities.
“Berlin isn’t Germany. Just like that website you write for—it’s really its own country.”
As Western government enforce stricter policing of non-native bodies, who who are the activists who will stop them?
EU countries outsource their “migration problem” to mostly authoritarian or unstable regimes. 24 African countries already receive funding to “stem migration.”
When you have as much money as the Gates Foundation, you can buy your way into some pretty powerful places.
“What is the difference between refugees and ‘normal’ citizens besides the fact that the former had to flee from their homes? There is none.”
Side-eyeing the UN for abusing its privilege and wasting financial resources on business class flights, and then secretly coveting becoming part of the UN.
The “pranks,” pass themselves off as “social experiments” to see the reactions of ‘poor black people’ when an outsider threatens or provokes them.
Wainaina’s path to becoming a writer is wrapped up in his quest to realize his identity, to belong to his family yet create a life uniquely his own.
Is Gettleman a journalist or just someone who likes to rely on stereotypes instead of reporting?