September 18, 2014
The resting place of the dead is respected here. Straight lines, manicured grass, clean concrete and untouched graves. Everything has its...
Reviews
September 6, 2014
Sudanese filmmaker Hajooj Kuka has made identity the central topic of his new documentary, Beats of Antonov , which was mostly filmed in...
Opinion
August 3, 2014
I am in a quandary. Why has my translation of a short story originally written in Tigrinya, “The Girl Who Carried a Gun” by Haregu Keleta,...
Art
July 31, 2014
At the docks of Pidjiguti in the capital Bissau, where the workers’ massacre that ignited the revolution in 1959 took place, the military...
Reportage
July 23, 2014
The last elections in Guinea-Bissau were charged with great expectations both nationally and internationally. After being postponed several...
Literature
June 23, 2014
“As my African Express flight from Nairobi made its slow descent into Mogadishu, I looked out the window of the plane and saw the shores of...
Reportage
June 10, 2014
They come in ones and twos, sometimes more. Some of the patients have fresh bullet holes or machete wounds, while others suffer wounds that...
Opinion
April 29, 2014
This article appears in a collection of essays entitled, Confronting Genocide: Dehumanization, Denial and Strategies for Prevention" edited...
Literature
April 29, 2014
Foreword In Far From My Father , a woman must come to terms with what she knows – and didn’t know – about her father after his death forces...