Continuities and change in Somalia
The Nairobi Forum and the British Institute in Eastern Africa co-hosted the launch of a special Somalia edition of the Journal of Eastern African Studies on 19 April. The meeting, entitled... MORE >
Continuity and change in Somalia
On 19 April, the Nairobi Forum hosted the launch of a special Somalia edition of the Journal of Eastern African Studies. Speakers included Markus Hoehne of the Max Planck Institute... MORE >
Continuity and change in Somalia
Mark Bradbury, the RVI Horn of Africa and East Africa Regional Director, opened this joint event with BIEA to launch a special issue of the Journal of Eastern Africa Studies ... MORE >
Nuruddin Farah in conversation with Binyavanga Wainaina
On 18 April 2013, the Rift Valley Institute (RVI) and Kwani Trust hosted a Nairobi Forum event at which Somali author Nuruddin Farah spoke with Binyavanga Wainaina, Kwani founder, Caine... MORE >
Nuruddin Farah in conversation with Binyavanga Wainaina
Mark Bradbury, the RVI Horn of Africa and East Africa Regional Director, welcomed Nuruddin Farah, Binyavanga Wainaina and the large audience to the Nairobi Forum. In his introductory... MORE >
Ethiopia after Meles
On 21 February 2013, the RVI’s Nairobi Forum hosted a panel discussion on the regional implications of the death of Ethiopia’s Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi, in August 2012. The event,... MORE >
Somalia's Jubaland: Past, present and potential future
Jubaland has been one of the most heavily fought over regions of Somalia during the civil war. With its perennial river, fertile soils and the port city of Kismayo it was, and has the... MORE >
Ethiopia after Meles: National and regional implications
The death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi in August 2012 marked the beginning of the end of a generation of ‘reform rebels’ that came to power in East Africa in the 1990s. Prime... MORE >
Hasty repatriation: Is it time for Somali refugees to go home?
Kenya currently hosts over 500,000 registered refugees, and an unknown number of undocumented refugees from Somalia. In November 2012, following a series of violent attacks on churches,... MORE >
Hasty repatriation
Mark Bradbury, the RVI Horn of Africa and East Africa Regional Director, began the meeting by introducing the Heritage Institute for Policy Studies (HIPS), a Mogadishu-based think-tank... MORE >

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