A selection of my Africa coverage:
Cameroon: U.S. to scale back military assistance to Cameroon after reports of human rights abuse (NPR hit) (Feb. 22. 2019)
In Cameroon,journalists are being jailed on charges of ‘fake news’, Dec. 16, 2018. The Washington Post.
U.S. missionary shot and killed in front of wife and son in escalating Cameroon crisis, Oct. 30, 2018. The Washington Post.
Africa’s next civil war could be in Cameroon, May 30, 2018. The Washington Post.
Kenya: Jason Spindler survived 9/11. Then he died at the hands of terrorists in Nairobi, Jan. 16, 2019.
The African Rebel Leader Who's Stoked About Trump, Nov. 26, 2016. The Atlantic.
Guardian of the Girl-Child, March/April 2017 Foreign Policy print magazine.
Togo: 'It's just barbarity': Togo's political prisoners describe torture in police custody, June 4, 2018. Los Angeles Times.
Ghana: Ghana's Skeleton Hero, February 16, 2018. The Atlantic.
Ghanaian Opposition Leader Fears Election Fraud Could Cause 'Combustible Cocktail,' Oct. 23, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Africans react with anger -- and some humor -- to Trump's crude remark about immigrants, January 12, 2018, Los Angeles Times.
Nigeria: As demand for Nigerian art booms abroad, a homegrown movement looks to inspire domestic collectors too, May 21, 2018. Los Angeles Times.
Nigerian Migrants Get a Welcome Home. Jobs Are Another Story, January 8, 2018. New York Times.
Nigeria said it defeated Boko Haram. So why is it throwing more money into the fight? Dec. 25, 2017. Los Angeles Times.
A 40% price cut hasn't helped Uber in Africa's biggest economy, December 3, 2017. Los Angeles Times.
New Allegations Challenge the Environment Record of Top U.N. Official, November 9, 2017. Foreign Policy.
People cheered the release of Nigeria's Chibok girls -- but thousands of others were kidnapped, raped and forgotten, June 19, 2017. The Los Angeles Times.
Fela Kuti built his music around a distrust of Nigeria's elites. Now they're the audience for a musical about his life. May 22, 2017. The Los Angeles Times.
18 and Pregnant as Health Cuts Loom, May 5, 2017. The Washington Post.
Nigerian Army Chief Faces Death Threats from Boko Haram, But Says He Already Beat Them, Sep. 20, 2016. Foreign Policy.
U.S. to Boost Military Aid to Nigeria for Boko Haram Fight, July 16, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Nigerian Officials: Military Expects to Win Back All Boko Haram Territory This Month, Mar. 11, 2015. Foreign Policy.
New Head of African Development Bank Wants a Continent He's Proud to Call Home, May 29, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Fourth Time’s the Charm: Buhari Ousts Jonathan in Nigerian Election, Mar. 31, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Nigeria Taps South African Mercenaries in Fight Against Boko Haram, Mar. 12, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Beware Former Dictators Calling Themselves ‘Reformed Democrats’, Feb. 26, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Counting Nigeria’s Dead from 480 Miles Up, Jan. 15, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Nigeria to Washington: Take Your Military Aid and Shove It, Dec. 2, 2014. Foreign Policy.
Is Goodluck Jonathan Trying to Get Reelected by Blaming Uncle Sam for Boko Haram?, Nov. 12, 2014. Foreign Policy.
Uganda: Pop-star politician Bobi Wine is not being unfairly targeted by government, Ugandan leader says, Oct. 4, 2018. The Washington Post.
‘The orders were clear to brutalize me.’ Ugandan pop star turned opposition politician says he was tortured by soldiers. Sep 6, 2018. The Washington Post.
Fear and Famine in South Sudan, April 4, 2017. Foreign Affairs.
South Sudan's Man-Made Famine, Feb. 27, 2017. Foreign Policy.
South Sudan: South Sudan's Youth Come of Age in the Face of Chaos, April 6, 2017. Huck Magazine.
'They Will Find Us and Kill Us,' July 18, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Talking Trump and War Crimes with South Sudan's Rebel Leader, May 25, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Exclusive: South Sudanese Rebel Leader Blasts U.S. After Cold Shoulder from White House, Oct. 6, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Eastern Congo: How a U.N. Drone Crashed in Congo and Was Quickly Forgotten, Sept. 10, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Sénégal: Judgment Day for Hissène Habré, July 20, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Sudan: Disorganized White House Blamed for Delay in Sudan Sanctions Decision, July 12, 2017. Foreign Policy.
Ethiopia: Ethiopian PM Blames Olympic Protest on U.S-Based Dissenters, Sep. 20, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Gabon: Meet Ali Bongo Ondimba, Obama's Man in Africa, April 5, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Gabon Is Recounting Its Votes, But the Ballots Were Already Burned, Sep. 21, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Burundi: Ahead of U.S. Meetings, Top Burundian Official Denies Mass Rape, Jan. 21, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Satellite Images Point to Burundian Forces in Mass Killing, Jan. 28, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Somalia: The Failed State Roadshow, Oct. 2, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Niger: Boko Haram Turns Robin Hood’s Strategy on Its Head, Mar. 5, 2015. Foreign Policy.
What the Hell Happened in Niger? October 20, 2017. The Atlantic.
Other select Africa coverage:
Rwanda’s Way of Solving Its Refugee Problem? Kick Its Refugees Out, Feb. 12, 2016. Foreign Policy.
Mos Def Was Arrested in South Africa for Using a ‘World Passport.’ Yes, That’s a Real Thing, Jan 15. 2016. Foreign Policy.
As New Threats Emerge, U.S. Closes Drone Base in Ethiopia, Jan. 4, 2016. Foreign Policy.
U.N.’s Refugee Mission in Africa is ‘Fighting Fires’ as Funding Falls Short, June 4, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Even in the Fake Kingdom of North Sudan, Disney Princesses Are White, May 14, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Ethiopia’s Anti-Extremist Policies Could Put It in Militants’ Crosshairs, Apr. 20, 2015. Foreign Policy.
Radio hit: Listen to Siobhán discuss Boko Haram’s financing strategy, the group’s alleged link-up with the Islamic State, and Nigeria’s military relationship with the United States. Australian public radio, Mar. 23, 2015. Foreign Policy.