Month: June 2014

  • Somalia’s women politicians

    One of the things I did while I was in Kenya¬†was to interview female politicians from¬†Somalia. These women are at the vanguard of women’s representation in the country – fighting…

  • Kenya’s coastal terror threats

    I recently travelled to Kenya, the east African hub which is swift losing its status as a safe haven in the region thanks to a heightened terror threat from neighbouring…

  • The Papers

    I appeared on the BBC news channel’s Paper review on Wednesday 11th June, along with deputy editor of the Daily Express, Michael Booker, and host Clive Myrie. We discussed the…

  • Karachi airport under attack

    On 8 June, Taliban gunmen stormed Karachi airport, killing scores of people before they were eventually fought off by security forces. I’ve lived in Karachi and have many friends and…