Abdullahi Abdille Former Researcher, Horn of Africa In The News 8 Jan 2017 If a governor is seen as a good performer [in Kenya] then that could be a ticket to national-level politics. Financial Times Abdullahi Abdille Former Researcher, Horn of Africa Latest Updates Commentary / Africa 4 April 2019 The Hidden Cost of Al-Shabaab’s Campaign in North-eastern Kenya Four years after attacking a university, Al-Shabaab has sustained its campaign, forcing many teachers, nurses and officials to flee north-eastern Kenya, one of the country’s most neglected regions. Authorities must do more to tackle insecurity, reopen schools and counter the risk of increased militant recruitment. Commentary / Africa 19 July 2017 Ethnic Contest and Electoral Violence in Northern Kenya Kenya’s 2010 constitution was intended to end fierce electoral battles, but in the northern counties of Isiolo and Marsabit it has exacerbated ethnic and border tensions. To prevent these issues causing electoral violence in August, stakeholders should deploy more personnel and work toward intercommunal reconciliation. Commentary / Africa 7 April 2016 Kenya: Development, County Governments and the Risk of 2017 Election Violence Commentary / Africa 15 April 2015 Al-Shabaab’s Kenyan Ambitions Three members of Crisis Group’s Horn of Africa staff consider the implications of Al-Shabaab’s longstanding ambition to broaden its campaigns from Somalia into the wider East Africa region. Commentary / Africa 13 February 2014 Puntland’s Boundary Issues: What Will Abdiweli Gas’s Call for Unity Really Mean?