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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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This is an odd one: #Somalia's Shabaab gives an indignant response to a report alleging child recruitment 
Smartly researched piece by @rachelmsavage on how to end civil wars so they don't restart  via @TheEconomist
A less flippant, less interesting internet awaits: @jiatolentino's eulogy for The Awl  via @NewYorker
RT @pressgazette: Times overtakes Telegraph headline print circulation for first time, ABC figures show 
"I would watch in awe as six foot sets rolled down the point while mortars exploded in the field next to us": Nic Bothma on surfing, war and photography
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