Category Archive: Kenya

Helplessly Hoping

[The above is the marketplace in Dapaong, Togo–probably in 1990.] One of the legacies of colonial rule in Africa is the modern nation-state. Before the European colonists imposed their preconceptions on Africa, there… Continue reading

ABC’s Digital Correspondents

Last fall, ABC News began an experiment with “digital correspondents,” young reporters who were handed equipment and sent to live in under-covered areas of the world. The program is a cheap way of… Continue reading

Kenya… Wither Goest?

My interest in Africa began at age of eleven, when I met a Kenyan who was studying at Antioch College. Alphonse Okuku was living with the Ernest Morgan family, the founders of the… Continue reading