Abdullahi Boru Halakhe is an African policy expert with over a decade of experience in insecurity, conflict, human rights, refugee work, climate change, and strategic communications.
Abdullahi has worked with and advised various governments and international organizations, including the European Union, the African Union, USAID, the World Bank, the United Nations Development Program, the International Rescue Committee, International Crisis Group, Amnesty International, the BBC, and World Federation of United Nations Associations. He has regional and thematic expertise, having worked in Kenya, Somalia, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger, and Chad.
Abdullahi has regularly appeared in the media as an expert, guest, and analyst regarding his work. He has also published some of his work in the mainstream media and on academic platforms. He has been a guest on Al Jazeera, Reuters, BBC World Service, CNN International, Christian Science Monitor, The Guardian, The Independent, The German News Agency, New Zealand Public Radio, France 24, The Africa Report, and Africa Arguments, and Think Africa Press. He has a book chapter on Kenya’s security agencies and the war in Somalia in the Oxford Handbook of Kenyan Politics.