My work has appeared in prominent publications such as The New York Times, The Washington Post and Foreign Policy. I also produce data-driven multimedia stories and research trends in analytics and journalism ethics.
My father knew we were next. “They’re going to come for us,” he’d say, after Meles Zenawi, then the prime minister of Ethiopia, told the country on national television in July 1998 that Eritreans weren’t welcome.
For years, news outlets in Europe and North America have aimed to cover African places and people in terms familiar to their audiences.
What the country teaches the world about the importance of an independent press.
For years, Boko Haram has carried the dubious distinction of being Africa’s deadliest terrorist group.
I make frequent appearances on TV, radio and web shows to discuss events unfolding across Africa. My comments have appeared on VOA broadcasts, Al Jazeera and Newsy.
Unrelenting protests point to a desire for change in Sudan, where young people see a government that’s failed them, both economically and politically.
From Houston, Texas, to Nairobi, Kenya, American entrepreneur Jason Spindler helped others reach their potential.
Kenyan officials face revelations the country may have imperiled key strategic assets when it signed a 2014 contract.
A mother reconnects with the stranger who helped her 5-year-old daughter travel from Sierra Leone to the U.S., 15 years later.
Pregnant women have been overlooked in vaccine research and administration for too long, according to new guidance from an international team of experts.
The United States’ rhetoric toward China is sharpening, but in Africa, that may not matter.
A new policy toward Africa frames the U.S. in more adversarial roles with both China and Russia.
A new report concludes attacks on journalists that surged in 2016 show no signs of lessening.
A US district judge ruled the federal ban on female genital mutilation unconstitutional, shifting attention to states' roles in outlawing the practice.
Ciham Ali Abdu disappeared in 2012 after attempting to cross Eritrea’s border with Sudan; her family hasn’t heard from her since.
The arrests mark the first time Chinese officials will face charges connected to the Standard Gauge Railway.
Donald Yamamoto, newly appointed US ambassador to Mogadishu, brings 20 years of experience, both in Somalia and the broader East Africa region, to his new post.
A survivor of a deadly blast in Mogadishu recalls her experiences.
China is backing a draft resolution introduced by Ethiopia, Equatorial Guinea and Ivory Coast, calling for the U.N. to find peacekeeping missions by the AU.
Sanctions had been imposed in 2009 in response to allegations Asmara was providing material support to Islamist insurgents in Somalia.