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Margot Kiser

Independent Foreign Correspondent — Al Jazeera, Freelance, Newsweek, The Daily Beast, Vice
Covers:  Political violence, terrorism, geopolitics, human rights, maritime piracy, wildlife conservation mainly in East Africa and Somalia

Foreign correspondent tracking #terror #war #security #humanrights #conservation instagram:

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I cover security, human rights, resource conflict and geopolitics in East Africa, including Somalia.
I've lived in East Africa since 1995 and speak Swahili. Loves include travel, photography and blues music. I have a Masters Degree in Philosophy.

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@margotkiser1 — 3,132 followers, 8,167 tweets

Jul 24, 2017

RT @omabha: New al-Shabab video calls Trump 'brainless billionaire' - Times Colonist  #Somalia

Jul 24, 2017

RT @khadarmh: First photo: US special operation forces set up it's first military base in Yoontooy village #Lower Juba , 25 km No…

Jul 24, 2017

@khadarmh can you pls follow...? Ive a question. Thx

Jul 24, 2017

RT @HarunMaruf: BREAKING: Kenya declares Kenyans of Indian descent as the 44th tribe of the country.

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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Trick question to get me to say approx how old I am. But, yes, I used one when I was a kid and have photos to prove it.

How is social media changing news?

Social media allows individuals to disseminate news and information before it has been filtered by governments and mainstream media.

Who's your favorite fictional journalist?

William Boot from "Scoop" - and Lois Lane, of course.


Online Journalism Award

2011 - ByLiiner award-winning story
ByLiner award for Pirates in Paradise - Newsweek