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Tell Me More for January 24, 2014

Tell Me More for January 23, 2014

Kenyan writer Binyavanga Wainaina, one of Africa's leading literary figures, publicly declared his homosexuality in an online essay last weekend. In an interview with NPR's Tell Me More, he said the recent anti-gay legislation in Africa influenced his decision to come out. He's shown here after giving a television interview in Nairobi on Wednesday. AP/Ben Curtis hide caption

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Why Kenya's Best-Known Writer Decided To Come Out

Why Kenya's Best-Known Writer Decided To Come Out

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Tell Me More for January 22, 2014

Komla Dumor, who hosted the BBC program Focus on Africa and was perhaps the best-known journalist on the continent, died of a heart attack last Saturday in London at age 41. BBC World Service/Flickr hide caption

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Komla Dumor: The African Journalist Who 'Lifted The Continent'

Komla Dumor: The African Journalist Who 'Lifted The Continent'

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Tell Me More for January 21, 2014

Tell Me More for January 20, 2014