Antonovs, technicals and the insane logic of war in the desert

In 2007, Tom Bamforth left post-earthquake Pakistan for a different crisis, the war in Darfur. As he describes in his new book, a whole culture was being lost through brutal political calculus

26 Mar 14 | Comments (0)

We are here to stay

Africans living under the shadow of removal in Hamburg have been able to articulate their own agenda, writes Klaus Neumann, and football fans and residents are backing them

05 Nov 13 | Comments (2)

A Kenyan dilemma, with global drivers

The East African country needs to take hold of its own future, the celebrated Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina tells Clar Ni Chonghaile. And he is deeply ambivalent about the role of the International Criminal Court

06 Jun 13 | Comments (0)

Tales of the unexpected

The world’s largest refugee settlement is now telling its own stories, writes Clar Ni Chonghaile

02 May 13 | Comments (0)

Kenya on the cusp

Kenya’s enormous potential seems a step closer to reality after a relatively peaceful election. Now, the Supreme Court faces the delicate task of dealing with Raila Odinga’s challenge to the result, writes Clar Ni Chonghaile in Nairobi

19 Mar 13 | Comments (0)

Emerging Africa

David Dorward reviews three quite different books about Africa and its prospects

17 Nov 12 | Comments (0)

Written back into history

Nearly fifty years after her family left Cape Town’s apartheid-era District Six, Bonita Bennett is helping rescue the stories of its former residents, writes Larry Schwartz

12 Sep 12 | Comments (0)

Another universe

Richard Johnstone reviews Cheikh Hamidou Kane’s Ambiguous Adventure

03 Aug 12 | Comments (0)