Aug 1st, 2012
Ali Ihade, gateman to Governor Adams Oshiomhole’s slain aide, Olaitan Oyerinde, is a boastful young man. He boasts before his friends and associates as a lucky gateman to a man of affluence and power. One of his townsmen, Mohammed Ibrahim Abdullahi, was always listening to the flippant Ihade with rap...
In East Africa
Nov 12th, 2010
DADAAB, Kenya — When Abdullahi Salat came here as a young boy in 1991, fleeing civil war in his homeland, Somalia, little more than shrubs and a few tents dotted the landscape. The woman working for the United Nations who greeted him at this safe haven, then nearly empty, showed him to his own tent [...