Aidan Hartley

Journalist, Author

1965 –

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Who is Aidan Hartley?

Aidan Hartley is a Kenya-born journalist.

Hartley was born in Nairobi in 1965. He attended Sherborne School, in Dorset, England. He read English at Balliol College, Oxford University and went on to the School of Oriental and African Studies, to study African politics and history.

As a foreign correspondent for Reuters news agency, Hartley covered Africa in the 1990s - wars in Somalia, famine in Ethiopia and genocide in Rwanda. He is the author of The Zanzibar Chest: A Story of Life, Love, and Death in Foreign Lands, which was short-listed for the Samuel Johnson Prize. He writes the "Wild Life" column for The Spectator, and is a correspondent for the Channel 4 award-winning current affairs series Unreported World.

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Born
1965
Nairobi
Nationality
  • Kenya
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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