A group of fans—all men—watch Iran play Saudi Arabia in a World Cup qualifying match at Azadi stadium in 2009. (AP Photo/Hasan Sarbakhshian)

Azadi’s Gates

Women in Iran are finally winning the right to watch the World Cup in public.

Jamhuri Day

I have never seen Kenyan flags hanging in doorways or from apartment windows. Those of us who grew up under the tyrant Moi associate them with forced performances of patriotism.

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We all sit on our mats and talk about the weather, or Whitney’s chickens

As I got ready for yoga class, I thought about having a baby.

Okra in Lagos

I’ve arrived at lunchtime, though of course Mummy would have fed me at any hour.