Mother Jones

The Christian Science Monitor


  • Who’s behind those Nigerian scams?
  • Obamatown, Kenya
  • Will Rwanda become East Africa’s WiFi hotspot?
  • Lunatic Line: Kenya’s fading train
  • The beers of Kilimanjaro
  • Eid al-Fitr in Zanzibar
  • Swahili swerves into the Internet age
  • Seacom cable: Could East Africa become an outsourcing hub?

*GlobalPost recently took down a lot of older content. I’m trying to restore access to some of my stories on my blog. Until then, use the contact form (link above) to request a copy of a story if you need one.

The Huffington Post

The Pulitzer Center

Project Syndicate

African Arguments

The Daily Star

California Lawyer Magazine

*California Lawyer Magazine folded in 2015. Contact me (link above) if you want to see one of these pieces.


SIPA News Magazine

Other publications

I edited a book, From Cairo to Wall Street: Voices from the Global Springwith Anya Schiffrin (New York: The New Press, 2012).

I co-designed and edited Communique, the newspaper of Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs, throughout 2008.

I researched and wrote for There Will Be Ink (PDF), a study of journalism on the extractive industries in Ghana, Uganda and Nigeria, which I coauthored along with several other Columbia students and Columbia professor Anya Schiffrin.

Many other articles in Lebanon’s Daily Star.