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Death toll rises to 21 in attack on luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya – NBC News (image)

Death toll rises to 21 in attack on luxury hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya – NBC News

January 16, 2019

I am proud and honored to have had the opportunity to work on this piece about my friend, Jason Spindler, who was killed by terrorists in the January 16, 2019 attack on the Dust2it Hotel on Riverside Drive in Nairobi, Kenya.

Understanding the platform practises of micro-entrepreneurs in Kenya: Mastercard Foundation (image)

Understanding the platform practises of micro-entrepreneurs in Kenya: Mastercard Foundation

April 1, 2019

Watch my videos on five micro-entrepreneurs hustling in Nairobi for the Mastercard Foundation.

A Man-Made War Paid for by Women and Children – Washington Post (image)

A Man-Made War Paid for by Women and Children – Washington Post

December 13, 2018

Yemen’s four-year civil war has produced the world’s worst humanitarian disaster. The conflict between a Saudi-led coalition supporting the Yemeni government and Iran-aligned rebels has killed at least 10,000 people and pushed 14 million more to the brink of famine. Often overlooked in Yemen’s wartime narrative are women and children. Yet they are the ones most likely to be displaced, deprived and abused. These are their stories.

Yemen Famine Risk Fueled by War, Food Insecurity, Inflation – Voice of America (image)

Yemen Famine Risk Fueled by War, Food Insecurity, Inflation – Voice of America

December 3, 2018

After nearly four years of war, Yemen’s humanitarian situation is the worst in the world, say aid agencies, and quickly headed toward famine. Around seventy-five percent of Yemen’s population needs assistance as food prices have shot up due to inflation fueled by fighting around the country’s seaports. As I report from Aden, costs for basic food items have skyrocketed amid shortages, leaving up to 14 million people this year risking starvation.

Changing Awareness about Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa – ITN (image)

Changing Awareness about Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease in Sub-Saharan Africa – ITN

August 10, 2018

In Kenya, lack of awareness about Alzheimer’s and other dementias means that people living with these conditions and their families often face a great deal of stigma – some even being accused of witchcraft. But in 2016, a group of devoted caregivers formed ADOK, the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Organisation Kenya, which is working to raise awareness and provide support and care to people living with these conditions and their families.

African Small Businesses, Farmers Get Protection with Micro-Insurance – Voice of America (image)

African Small Businesses, Farmers Get Protection with Micro-Insurance – Voice of America

August 3, 2018

Most African farmers and small businesses operate with no way to protect themselves if disaster strikes. But that may be starting to change. A handful of companies are now offering inexpensive, tech-driven micro-insurance and are making it easy for ordinary Africans to sign up. My report for VOA from Nigeria and Kenya.

Welcome to Puntland: Where Many Men Don’t Consider Rape A Crime – ELLE UK (image)

Welcome to Puntland: Where Many Men Don’t Consider Rape A Crime – ELLE UK

April 26, 2018

Meet Officer Bile – the only female police officer in her unit in Garowe, Somalia. She’s fighting to protect women and get justice for survivors of rape and sexual violence in this conservative region.

Sudanese Artist Inspires the Masses with His Paintings – CNN (image)

Sudanese Artist Inspires the Masses with His Paintings – CNN

April 18, 2018

Sudanese painter Galal Yousif is taking his art to the streets to share his gift with the world.

A Sudanese Bassist for Change – CNN (image)

A Sudanese Bassist for Change – CNN

April 2, 2018

Meet Islam Elbeiti, the 23 year old bass player who is striving for social change in Sudan through her strings.

The Designer Putting Sudanese Fashion on the Map – CNN (image)

The Designer Putting Sudanese Fashion on the Map – CNN

March 2, 2018

Nafisa Hafiz, a fashion designer from Khartoum, uses her keen eye for detail to put Sudan’s stamp on the fashion world.