Mark R.J. Faulkner is the author of Overtly Muslim, Covertly Boni: Competing Calls of Religious Allegiance on the Kenyan Coast, published by Brill.

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War drives Kenya's Aweer from the forest where they find God

Commentary: Until relatively recently, Kenya's Boni forest was an oasis of peace occupied by the Aweer, a nomadic hunter-gatherer community. That peace has been shattered by spillover from civil war in Somalia.


UK's National Health Service a welcome prescription during pandemic

Commentary: In the United Kingdom, if I caught the coronavirus, I would be admitted to hospital and receive the exact care that was afforded to Prime Minister Boris Johnson. It would cost me nothing.