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About


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About


ABOUT

I am an independent journalist and filmmaker. I write, shoot and produce for a wide range of international media – I have contributed to outlets including the BBC, the Guardian, the New York Times, Huffington Post, CNN, Channel 4, Sky News and National Geographic. I was also part of the BAFTA-winning team that made the documentary 'My Son the Jihadi', named Best Single Documentary in 2016. 

I have extensive experience working across sub-Saharan Africa, as well as in the Middle East and North Africa. I am a Trustee of the Foreign Correspondents' Association of East Africa – having served as Chair for two years – and a 2017 Marshall Memorial Fellow

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Highlights


HIGHLIGHTS

Highlights


HIGHLIGHTS

I tell stories about security, development, culture and human rights, using a range of media, including text, video, audio and photography. I’ve reported on violent extremism in Africa, in particular in Kenya and Somalia. I covered the brutal attack on Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall in September 2013: in the aftermath, I interviewed survivors and first responders, including retelling one of the most dramatic stories of the massacre

I followed the trail of the world's 'most wanted woman', Samantha Lewthwaite, and covered the deepening tensions in Kenya's "war on terror". I exposed the earlier arrest of Woolwich killer Michael Adebolajo on suspicions of trying to join Somali militant group al-Shabaab.