• Authored a paper on “Caught by surprise: Challenged Muslim leadership and vulnerability of Kenyan Muslims to violent religious extremism” (Upcoming).
  •  Authored a chapter on “Online religious extremism in the Horn of Africa region,” Edited volume of Hedaya and Edith Cowan University, 2016,
  • Authored a paper titled: “Kenya and Somalia: constitutional gains for women and the threat of patriarchy,” Africa Security Review, Vol. 24, Issue 4, 2015.
  • Co-authored an article on: “Security, governance and regional integration: Issues in today’s Africa” Development 56, SIDA, September 2013 (Pg 321-327).
  • Authored a paper titled “Raising Africa and the paradox of its media image: can African journalists finally rescue the situation?” (ACCORD’s Conflict Trends Issue 4. 2013).

Op-eds and Others

  • ‘Secular’ Vs ‘Religious’ Violence: When Is Terrorism Not Terrorism?: 16th January 2020.

  • Authored a short analysis on the “What does closing the Dadaab refugee camp mean?” on the Life and Peace Institute’s Horn of Africa Bulletin, September-October 2016,Vol. 28, Issue 5,

  • Authored a short analysis on “Political will is vital to curb terrorism financing, money laundering and recovery of Africa’s looted assets.” 13th October 2016,
  •  Co-authored an “ISS Today” on “Somalia elections: Much at stake for gender representaiton” 23rd September 2016, (
  • Co-authored a analysis on “Removing barriers to youth participation in electoral processes: entry points for electoral management bodies.”  
  • Authored a short essay on “Media literacy for religious actors can help dispute extremist propaganda.” 7th July 2016,
  • Co-Authored a short analysis on: “Signs of violence ahead of Kenya’s 2017 elections”, 17th June 2016, 
  • Authored a short essay on essay on Patriarchy, extremism and why we ant ignore women, 19th October 2015,
  • Co-authored an “ISS Today” on: Does private security companies mean better security for Kenya?, 1st June 2015,
  • Authored an “ISS Today” titled: “Communities key in countering Africa’s resource curse”, 10th April 2015,
  • Authored an essay titled: “Kenya’s bid to regulate religious institutions” on the Life and Peace Institute’s Horn of Africa Bulletin, January-February 2015,
  • Authored an article in the “ISS Today” titled: “The missing voice of Kenya’s civil society” 21st November 2014,,
  • Authored an article titled: “Beyond the Façade and what Operation Usalama Watch exposes about the War on Terror in Kenya”: May 2, 2014,
  • Authored an article titled: “Solution to ideological struggles and extremism lies in dialogue, not force” Daily Nation Newspaper, Thursday, April 3rd 2014,
  • Authored an essay titled: “Responding to violent radicalization in Kenya” on the Life and Peace Institute’s Horn of Africa Bulletin (Vol. 26, No. 1, January-February 2014). 
  • Authored an essay on “Pambazuka News” titled: “Repatriation of Somali refugees from Kenya and the principle of non-refoulement”, Issue 644,5, February 2014,
  • Contributed to an ISS Peace and Security Council report titled: “Country analysis; Kenya after the Westgate mall attack” (PSC Report Issue 52, November 2013).
  • Authored a paper titled: “Doubled edged constitutional gains for Somali women” on the Life and Peace Institute’s Horn of Africa Bulletin (Vol. 25, No. 5, September-October 2013). 
  • Co-authored an article in the “ISS Today” titled: “A new solution that brings new problems for Somalia’s Jubaland”, 11th July 2013,