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0 New Gates Foundation chief to seek revolutionary simplicity

The world’s biggest philanthropy is entering a new era, a third phase of sorts, but is hardly settling into a comfortable routine of funding the same old things  or losing its upstart mindset. Susan Desmond-Hellmann Susan Desmond-Hellmann is the new chief executive officer for the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and…

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1 Documentary questions motives for Westerners ‘helping’ Africa

Nearly a decade has passed since Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina penned the satirical essay “How to Write About Africa” for Granta. The biting piece called out the way that people talk about, write about and depict the continent of Africa. Taboo subjects: ordinary domestic scenes, love between Africans (unless a…

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