Michela Wrong is a British journalist and author of It's Our Turn to Eat: The Story of a Kenyan Whistle-blower
. Wrong has worked as a foreign correspondent for Reuters, the BBC, and the Financial Times
. She writes regularly about Africa for Slate.com and is a frequent commentator on African affairs in the media. Her first book, In the Footsteps of Mr. Kurtz: Living on the Brink of Disaster in Mobutu's Congo
, won the James Stern Silver Pen Award for Nonfiction. Her second book, I Didn't Do It for You: How the World Betrayed a Small African Nation
, is a portrait of the African nation of Eritrea. She lives in London.
Focus: Aid, Business, Democracy, Development, Globalization, Governance,
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Kenya, United Kingdom,
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2013