Kenya

Kenya

We explore the complex ethics of global aid with a young writer from Kenya, Binyavanga Wainaina. He is among a rising generation of African voices who bring a cautionary perspective to the morality and efficacy behind many Western initiatives to abolish poverty and speed development in Africa.

A remarkable Kenyan woman and environmentalist speaks from experience about the links between ecology, human flourishing, war and peace, and democracy. And she shares her thoughts on where God resides.

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The parable of the hummingbird, the loss of sacredness through the destruction of forests, and deeper religious truths through science.

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Do we throw our hands up in the air or be the hummingbird? An illustrated story told by Wangari Maathai.

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Remembering a snowed-in encounter with the Kenyan Nobel Laureate.

A random tweet lifts the spirits while researching the ethics of global aid.