randomberlinchick:

araoameny:

Mohamed Adow, Somali- Kenyan—an African journalist—currently working for the Al Jazeera English as the Africa correspondent, reports on what is happening in the Horn of Africa.

Personally, I think it’s good to see an alternative view, how Africans report on Africans. Western media may be well- intentioned (sometimes) but most of the time, it tells a story from an outside, spectator’s view without considering the cultural nuances, biases and prejudices, or ignorance that most American journalists may have of Africa and Africans. Nevertheless, regardless of who is  telling this story—whichever lens you choose to glare from—my heart aches…

thanks for posting …

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