Category: Africa

The Pearl of the Indian Ocean

Thirty years after the capture of Mogadishu by opposition forces, Mohamed Duale and Jabril Abdullahi reflect on it now, as a tale of four cities. 

Our Distance from Dirt

Many of us on the African continent clutch our unethically sourced pearls and briefly confront the ugly truths about  our consumption, writes Takondwa Semphere. But then we forget. 

Who Gets it First?

The run on the coronavirus vaccine is also about power and image. Dispatches from  Argentina, Kenya and Serbia.

Passing as a Refugee

For those who are stateless, “fraud” can allow for the smuggling of truths into administrative lies, writes Keren Weitzberg.