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Delusional White Woman Louise Linton Draws Ire of African Twitter for Egregious "Zambian Memoir"

Louise Linton's “How my dream gap year in Africa turned into a nightmare” is the dumbest, most egregious piece of writing on Africa of the 21st century.

Update, December 1, 2016: Linton's fiancé, Steven Mnuchin, is U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Treasury secretary. (You can't make this stuff up.)

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Literature

Binyavanga Wainaina Violently Assaulted by His German Taxi Driver

Kenyan journalist and author, Binyavanga Wainaina writes on Facebook about suffering a violent assault at the hands of his German taxi driver.

In a Facebook post last night, the revered Kenyan author Binyavanga Wainaina, reveals that he was violently attacked by his cab driver in Berlin while completing a prestigious Daad fellowship. You can and should read his somber essay here, at the source.

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Arts + Culture

Wangechi Mutu's Africa's Out! To Celebrate UHAI EASHRI With Solange Knowles

Wangechi Mutu's Africa's Out! will hold its inaugural fundraiser June 5th in New York City with performances by Solange Knowles and more.

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