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I am a foreign correspondent based in Nairobi, Kenya. I have lived and worked in Africa since 2004 and am currently a correspondent for the AFP news agency and a regular contributor to The Economist and Monocle magazine.

My conflict reporting from DR Congo, Somalia, South Sudan and Sudan has been...

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@t_mcconnell — 17,251 followers, 14,331 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

#Zimbabwe's "new democracy" is led by a military-backed 75-year-old who's held positions of power for half his life 

Nov 22, 2017

RT @jonsnowC4: the journalist John Cantlie was kidnapped 5 years ago today. Remember him, let's hope he is still alive.

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