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Binyavanga Wainaina

The Ethics of Aid: One Kenyan's Perspective

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.
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  • Binyavanga Wainaina

    Binyavanga Wainaina

    is the founding editor of Kwani?literary journal and the director of Bard College's Chinua Achebe Center for African Languages and Literature.