Gregory Warner

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Why Are Chinese Artists Representing Kenya At The Venice Biennale?

Monday, March 30, 2015

Kenya will participate in the Venice Biennale, the prestigious art show that opens on May 9. But only two of the artists representing Kenya will be Kenyan. Most aren't even African — they're Chinese.


Don't Torpedo The Dam, Full Speed Ahead For Ethiopia's Nile Project

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Egypt was ready to go to war over Ethiopia's planned Renaissance Dam. A new agreement has ended the tension. But that doesn't mean everyone's a winner.


Cut and Run

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Kenyans have long-dominated long-distance running; breaking records, winning Olympic medals, and stupefying sports gurus along the way. So what is it that makes Kenyans so darn fast?

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Vanilla, Nutmeg Spice And Everything Nice On A Zanzibar Farm

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Three spices that grow on the island of Zanzibar are so common they might be flavoring your morning cup of coffee. But vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg have very different origins.


Meet Chef Chane, Ethiopia's Version Of The Infamous 'Soup Nazi'

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Like the famously curt broth ladler on Seinfeld, Addis Ababa's Chef Chane is known for serving up both delectable cuisine and insults. He says he learned his vaunted culinary skills in royal kitchens.


When There's Art On The Bus, You'll Get To Your Stop Sooner

Sunday, March 15, 2015

A decade ago Kenya banned the practice of covering minibuses — called matatus — with wild images. The concern: window blockage. Now the art is making a comeback, and powerful bus owners are behind it.


Ethiopia's Blue Party Tries To Reacquaint Nation With Dissent

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The movement's slow, strategic approach is a necessity in a country where one party controls almost every seat in parliament, journalists are routinely jailed and rallies are broken up by police.


Captive Market: A Consultant, His Girlfriend And The Kidnapping Business

Thursday, March 05, 2015

This is a story about a man trying to plan for the unimaginable: What would he do if his girlfriend were kidnapped?


It's Been A Hard Road To 12-Step For Zanzibar's Heroin Addicts

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

On an island with one of the world's highest addiction rates, a 12-step program faces special challenges. The Muslim populace is uneasy with its Christian concepts. And women are seen as beyond hope.


International Criminal Court To Try Former Child Soldier With War Crimes

Friday, January 23, 2015

The international criminal court in the Hague was founded to prosecute those who commit war crimes — particularly the crime of abducting and conscripting children as soldiers. But for the first time in that court's 15 year history, it's putting on trial a man who was once a victim of that same crime.


Police Fire Tear Gas On Kenyan Kids Protecting A Soccer Field

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hundreds of kids in Nairobi protested the loss of their playground to a developer Monday. In the end, the children did what ordinary Kenyans are rarely able to do: defend a public space.


In The World's Rape Capital, Doctors Fight Violence With Science

Monday, January 05, 2015

A new research center in the eastern Congo is giving doctors the resources to investigate the causes and impacts of rape — and to determine which interventions actually help women recover and thrive.


When A Rebel Is Homesick, He Might Be Willing To Surrender

Friday, January 02, 2015

To help end the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Michael Sharp sits among the banana trees and talks with the fighters about memories of the past and dreams for their children.


A 40-Day Vegan Fast, Then, At Last, A January Christmas Feast

Thursday, January 01, 2015

The Ethiopian Orthodox Church observes Christmas on Jan. 7, and the 40 days prior are observed as a vegan fast. That means no dairy and no meat until the traditional dish of doro wat on Christmas Day.


Don't Bench That Dentist: A Guide To Ugandan English

Monday, December 29, 2014

The language called "Uglish" is as controversial in Uganda as Ebonics is in the U.S. And now it has its own dictionary. Is it just bad English or a legitimate local variant?


How To Pitch A Hamburger In A War Zone

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Even as Ukraine remains in a military and financial crisis after the upheavals of 2014, Ukrainian business owners are trying to drum up interest from Western investors.


We're Down To 5 Northern White Rhinos: Is It Too Late For Babies?

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

With the death of a northern white rhino in San Diego's zoo this week, researchers are working to see whether they can save the species. They'd better hurry — only five remain.


Charges Of Crimes Against Humanity Dropped Against Kenyan Leader

Friday, December 05, 2014

The first case of crimes against humanity leveled against a sitting head of state has ended with the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court dropping all charges against Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta.


Kenya Shakes Up Security Leadership After Latest Al Shabab Attack

Tuesday, December 02, 2014

The Kenyan government has made long-sought changes in its top security officials after more than 30 people were killed by Al Shabab militants on Tuesday. But it's unclear whether the government can get a handle on widespread security threats.


Outside Westgate

Saturday, November 29, 2014

After a public tragedy, a reporter looks at the space between the stories of the people who experienced it and the official narrative. 
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