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.”
The media’s focus on the European “refugee crisis” obscures the fact the bulk of refugees are in camps in the Middle East, Africa and Asia.
When you have as much money as the Gates Foundation, you can buy your way into some pretty powerful places.
Eritrean refugees — one of the largest groups seeking safety in Europe — have been a primary target of those wanting to close Europe’s borders.
“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.
In sharp contrast to the coverage of Syrian refugees, Western media barely register the escalating Eritrean refugee crisis.
Youtube “ghetto pranks” are meant to expose poor black people as “naturally” and irrationally angry.
“The Samaritans” explores the absurdities of the NGO world. The main characters work for “Aid for Aid,” a fictitious NGO that “does nothing.”
Meron Estefanos Meron speaks to us about her ongoing work with Eritrean refugees and migrants, many who live in Israel.
Ethiopian photographer Michael Tsegaye doesn’t want to be pigeonholed. Neither does he want his country to be. So his art actively works against that.
An interview with the leaders of a viral online campaign originating in Norway aimed at exposing European ignorance about the foolhardiness of humanitarianism in Africa.
A campaign by a Norwegian student group wants fundraising causes not be based on exploiting stereotypes. Also that aid be based on real needs, not “good” intentions.
Please, no more articles claiming to discuss African issues, but which are just rock stars turning up at US universities spouting nonsense.
In 2009, 1.7 million people died from TB globally, including 380,000 people living with HIV. The majority of deaths were in Africa.
In “One Day I Will Write About This Place,” Wainaina wants to create a life uniquely his own.
Is Jeffrey Gettleman, the New York Times’ correspondent in East Africa, a journalist or just someone who likes to rely on stereotypes instead of reporting?