Ngugi wa Thiong’o: Literary giant, revolutionary hero, domestic abuser

The allegation that the revered Kenyan author used to beat his wife should start a new conversation on tradition, patriarchy and women’s rights on the continent.

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Kenyan author Ngugi wa Thiong'o [Wikimedia]

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