By Dominic Kirui ELDORET, KENYA – After lunch break at Langas Primary School, in Eldoret’s Kisumu Ndogo slum, 192 miles west of Nairobi, Mercy Wairimu enjoys a quick skip of the rope […]
Barbara Borst teaches journalism and international affairs at New York University. She worked in South Africa and Kenya for five years and in France for another five. She has reported from Africa, Europe and North America for The Associated Press, The Boston Globe, The Dallas Morning News, The Los Angeles Times, The Denver Post and Inter Press Service, among others. She has written for GlobalPost and is a Huffington Post blogger. She is the founder of the reporting websites Civicidea.com and Tutawaza.com.
In Wajir, a consortium of non-profit groups and government agencies have come together to work against rape and the traditional Maslah system that denies justice to those affected. By Anthony Langat WAJIR, […]
By Clare Church NEW YORK – In the sea of pink pussy hats, waves of cornflower blue folded through the Women’s March on Washington, the day after Donald J. Trump was sworn […]
By Ana Pastor On World Press Freedom Day in May 2016, Croatian journalists openly protested against their government’s interference in the news media. Since then, nothing has changed in Croatia. In fact, […]
By Stephanie Sugars NEW YORK – Jasper King chose his new name while leafing through a baby name book in a local library. “Somebody had circled the word Jasper and the meaning […]
By Nidia Bautista NEW YORK—A mural in Brooklyn shows a woman with deep-set eyes standing poised between coffee groves and New York City’s tall buildings. Called “Our Journey Blossoms,” the mural features […]
By Ayenat Mersie NEW YORK—In the cavernous basement of Riverside Church, even her quiet, faltering voice echoed. The letter she was reading out loud, though not her own, was difficult to get […]