East Africa

We survived the worst drought in a generation

13 May 2023 9:00 am

The Farm, Laikipia I realised the worst drought of this generation was at last over this morning when two Samburu…

A melting pot of mercenaries: Afterlives, by Abdulrazak Gurnah, reviewed

3 October 2020 9:00 am

‘That was how that part of the world was at the time. Every bit of it belonged to Europeans, at…

Geoffrey Mutai leads the New York City marathon in November 2013

The harsh, lonely lives of Kenya’s astonishingly gifted runners

11 July 2015 9:00 am

Two Hours is a kind of Hoop Dreams for runners. Ed Caesar follows a handful of Kenyan marathoners, tracks their…