On the Nigerians rising up to fight Boko Haram themselves, for The New York Times Magazine.
Some recent thoughts on living in the time of Ebola, in a country that once had an outbreak of it, in The New York Times: Living With the Terror of Ebola.
My story from September on a radical anti-slavery activist in Mauritania for The New Yorker.
I wrote about the stunning work of South African photographer (and lesbian activist) Zanele Muholi for The New York Times Lens Blog.
I have a new page on this site called “In the Media,” which includes some of the television and radio interviews I have given recently.
I was interviewed on my work in Africa and on being a female journalist by the great new venture Foreign Policy Interrupted. Take a look!
I recently spent time among oil thieves in the Niger Delta. I wrote about them, their communities, and the shadow industry of oil theft in Nigeria for Bloomberg Businessweek.
For the last several months, I have been reporting on the massive Chinese investment in Zambia — particularly in its mining sector — and the tension-filled aftermath of this investment. I have a piece in the new issue of Fortune on Zambia’s mining troubles, and recently wrote articles for The New Yorker on the violent Chinese mining controversy in Zambia and on African criticism of Chinese investment.
Champagne, Louis Vuitton, greed: no crisis like a Nigerian banking crisis. My story in Businessweek’s special issue on the global financial crisis.