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Sunday 14 July 2024

Faisal Ali

Faisal Ali

Faisal Ali is a journalist who is currently part of the editorial team at Geeska. He can be reached at X/Twitter.

Articles by the Author

Books |
 Siddharth Kara’s Cobalt Red unveils the hidden violence that sustains the mining sector in the DRC and highlights its role in the modern world from our phones and tablets to electric cars.  Have you ever wondered where the raw materials for your phone bat
 Siddharth Kara’s Cobalt Red unveils the hidden violence that sustains the mining sector in the DRC and highlights its role in the modern world from our phones and tablets to electric cars.  Have you ever wondered where the raw materials for your phone bat
Interviews |
After reports named Abdulqadir Mumin as global leader of ISIS, Geeska interviewed expert Christopher Anzalone to discuss IS-Somalia’s growing influence in the IS network and examine the reports’ credibility. On 31 May, Africom (US Africa Command) issued a relatively
After reports named Abdulqadir Mumin as global leader of ISIS, Geeska interviewed expert Christopher Anzalone to discuss IS-Somalia’s growing influence in the IS network and examine the reports’ credibility. On 31 May, Africom (US Africa Command) issued a relatively
Politics |
African leaders have grown more vocal in their criticisms of the west, but will the verbal ripostes impact the orientation of their foreign policies? 
African leaders have grown more vocal in their criticisms of the west, but will the verbal ripostes impact the orientation of their foreign policies? 
Opinion |
Somalia and Ethiopia no longer function like other sovereign states in the international system, and this has become a semi-permanent reality  
Somalia and Ethiopia no longer function like other sovereign states in the international system, and this has become a semi-permanent reality  
Interviews |
Tom Gardner, the Economist’s Africa correspondent speaks to Geeska about Ethiopian politics and his new book on the “Abiy Project” 
Tom Gardner, the Economist’s Africa correspondent speaks to Geeska about Ethiopian politics and his new book on the “Abiy Project” 
Interviews |
I’ll tell you about the shifting desert around Djibouti–Abdourahman Waberi
I’ll tell you about the shifting desert around Djibouti–Abdourahman Waberi
Opinion |
In Gaza and Haiti, the spectre of another Mogadishu is being raised to alert on-lookers and policymakers of unfolding tragedies. But we have to be careful when making comparisons. 
In Gaza and Haiti, the spectre of another Mogadishu is being raised to alert on-lookers and policymakers of unfolding tragedies. But we have to be careful when making comparisons. 
Thoughts |
In June 1970, Somalia seized a US freighter Midnight Sun for violating its territorial waters, sparking a small but bizarre diplomatic crisis between Washington and Mogadishu  
In June 1970, Somalia seized a US freighter Midnight Sun for violating its territorial waters, sparking a small but bizarre diplomatic crisis between Washington and Mogadishu  
Interviews |
Professor Minawi speaks to Geeska about the history of Ottoman empire, its role in Africa, and why it’s important to understand its role in
Professor Minawi speaks to Geeska about the history of Ottoman empire, its role in Africa, and why it’s important to understand its role in
Interviews |
Professor Jörg Matthias Determann speaks to Geeska about a new book he co-edited on Islamic theology and extraterrestrial life.   
Professor Jörg Matthias Determann speaks to Geeska about a new book he co-edited on Islamic theology and extraterrestrial life.   
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