Journalist covering development economics, inequality, foreign aid & investment, governance, innovation and immigration.
A former World Bank official says the bank shut down his efforts to defend rights of tribal group in Kenya.
You’ve heard about Uganda. But all over East Africa, people are fleeing for their lives because of their sexuality.
In Africa, 37 of 54 countries consider homosexual acts criminal.
Foreign aid donors are making progress — and mistakes — but many Haitians say the country's leadership is failing to deliver.
A successful Coca-Cola partnership in Tanzania to better distribute medicine across the country shows that not all public-private partnerships have to be self-serving.
Coca-Cola is partnering with governments, NGOs, and other companies to improve access to water, occupying a gray area where genuine charity meets corporate profit.
A push by Kenya’s president and male-dominated parliament to overhaul marriage bodes ill for the nation’s wives, socially and economically.
In the nation’s public sector, there are huge disparities between the highest earners and the low. Now, Kenyans are fighting over who should take a cut.
Six months after a terrorist attack killed dozens at the Westgate Mall in Nairobi, GlobalPost correspondent Jacob Kushner talks with mall workers about their stories of trauma, joblessness and moving on.
A botched investment by Kenya's social security agency may delay workers’ retirement benefits, make a Chinese construction firm richer and leave thousands of small landowners with nothing.
An increasingly supportive church and other signs suggest Kenya may be departing from its neighbors in the region by accepting homosexuality.