Famous Kenyan Author, Binyavanga Wainaina, Dies at the Age of 48

Binyavanga Wainaina is dead.

According to Aljazeera, this was confirmed by the publication he founded, Kwani?, which noted that the author passed away following a short illness, a few minutes past 10pm on Tuesday at a Nairobi hospital.

This sad news comes nearly four years after Wainaina suffered a stroke.

The famous author won the Caine Prize for African Writing for his short story Discovering Home in 2002. And he began his activism for same-sex relationship, after coming out as a gay...

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