Nesrine Malik

Nesrine Malik is a Sudanese-born writer and commentator who lives in London. She previously worked in the financial sector.

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Monday, March 25, 2013
Chinua Achebe's Anti-Colonial Novels are Still Relevant Today
Chinua Achebe 's mission statement, by his own admission, was to "set the record straight". His seminal work, Things Fall Apart , was the first in an African trilogy that set about establishing the validity of life in tribal Nigeria in the late 19th century, before the "civilising" colonialism of Christian missionaries arrived.
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Monday, March 19, 2012
George Clooney Isn't Helping Sudan
What does one immediately associate with Sudan? Darfur, allegations of genocide, a president indicted by the international criminal court and a mistreated south seceding from the north of the country. And now, George Clooney.
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Friday, May 27, 2011
Dubai's Skyscrapers, Stained by the Blood of Migrant Workers
Visiting Dubai on a work trip, I was wandering the resplendent hallways of my a hotel searching for an ATM when a commotion occurred. Some of the hotel staff were scurrying about, looking obviously distressed. I asked one of them if there was any trouble and he responded with a glossy smile. There was no trouble, madam, and was there anything he could help me with?
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