After Kenya’s deadliest terror attack, it was hard for families to recognize their murdered loved ones.
Being an object of compassion is not the same thing as being the subject of a story. Let’s tell Africa’s stories differently.
How do we make readers ethically comfortable with our storytelling choices and morally uncomfortable with what the story depicts?
Recently, I went to Galkayo, Somalia, with the inimitable Idil Abshir, also a Nairobi-based journalist, to meet two people who are trying to end…Read More
My notebooks from Europe are full of gratitude. That’s a strange thing to say, maybe, about the work behind two rather depressing stories, one about…Read More
Apparently all of us have had a lot to say since Paris. I’ve not had so much to say, until a couple days ago,…Read More
Germany’s system is failing to protect female refugees from violence.Read More
Like a lot of us, I used to blog like crazy. It helped me think, and it helped me get work as a freelance journalist. Then…Read More
This is what a man in the Bentiu refugee camp told me. He sought me out when he saw me writing down what women…Read More