Murithi Matiga is the International Crisis Group’s Project Director for the Horn of Africa. A former journalist, Murithi covered East Africa in the Guardian and served as a Contributing Op-Ed Writer to the International New York Times. He has been an editor and columnist with the Kenyan Sunday Nation. Murithi holds an MSc in comparative politics from the London School of Economics and Political Science. He has collaborated with RVI on research and is a regular speaker at RVI Forums.