Rashid Abdallah

Rashid Abdallah

Rashid Abdallah is a journalist and cartoonist. He writes about Middle Eastern and African politics and conflict.

 

Al-Shabab

It is time to negotiate with al-Shabab

Al-Shabab's continued attacks in Kenya and Somalia demonstrate there can be no military solution to the Somali conflict.

It is time to negotiate with al-Shabab

Africa

Can Africa really benefit from Brexit?

Brexit can be an opportunity for Africa, but only if the continent's leaders finally move away from corruption.

Can Africa really benefit from Brexit?

ISIS/ISIL

ISIL is not dead, it just moved to Africa

After its ousting from Syria and Iraq, the armed group is now trying to build a caliphate in the restive Sahel region.

ISIL is not dead, it just moved to Africa

Paul Kagame

Paul Kagame should not fear opposition

Rwanda's veteran president is walking down an authoritarian path that could ruin his legacy.

Paul Kagame should not fear opposition