Binyavanga Wainaina

Things are calmer in much of Kenya after a week of national hell. In Kibera, Kangemi, Dandora and all the burning slums, people are trying to get back to work and to find food. The roads in and out of Eldoret are open now -- although it is there, and in other parts of the Rift Valley, where things remain volatile.

A “third force” for peace is gathering around honest brokers like ambassador Bethwell Kiplagat, a gentle man of great empathy and intellect, trusted by all in Kenya; retired more

some tips: sunsets and starvation are good

Always use the word 'Africa' or 'Darkness' or 'Safari' in you title. Subtitles may include the words 'Zanzibar', 'Masai' 'Zulu', 'Zambezi', 'Congo', 'Nile', 'Big', 'Sky', 'Shadow', 'Drum' 'Sun' or 'Bygone'. Also useful are words such as 'Guerrillas' 'Timeless', 'Primordial' and 'Tribal'. Note that 'People' mean Africans who are not black, while 'The People' means black Africans

Never have a picture of a well-adjusted African on the more