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Africans on social media push a missionary group to take down offensive music video about life in Uganda

A music video released this month by Luket Ministries, an Oklahoma missionary group working in Uganda, features five white women in traditional Ugandan dresses dancing with plastic jerry cans, knocking back deworming tablets, and eating sukuma wiki, or kale, with their hands.

Not Louise Linton's Zambia. Credit: EPA/Stringer/qz.com

#LintonLies: Louise Linton's "white savior" memoir about her gap year in Zambia has been pulled from shelves

The now infamous memoir, In Congo’s Shadow by Scottish actress Louise Linton, is no longer for sale.

A black child and a white woman hold hands in Bamako, Mali

#LintonLies: Louise Linton just wrote the perfect White-Savior-in-Africa story

If there is one media narrative about Africa that refuses to be squashed, it’s the White-Savior-in-Africa bug.

‘Waking up to another nauseating white savior cinematic plot’, wrote one Zambian user on Twitter. Photograph: Yvette Cardozo/Getty Images

#LintonLies: Zambians hit back at white savior gap year memoir

Western writer sparks social media storm over book outlining her experiences of war, spiders and ‘smiling children with HIV’.

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#LintonLies: Delusional White Woman Louise Linton Draws Ire of African Twitter for Egregious “Zambian Memoir”

On Friday, The Telegraph ran what has to be the dumbest, most egregious piece of writing on Africa of the 21st century.